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# It was at the first inauguration of James Madison, after the

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It was at the first inauguration of James Madison, after the government had moved to Washington, that someone had the idea of an official inauguration ball.

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(B) It was James Madison's first inauguration
(C) It was not until the first inauguration of James Madison
(D) Not until James Madison's first inauguration
(E) Only at the first inauguration of James Madison

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21 Jul 2004, 08:47
What kind of a sentence it this. How many times do you inagurate? I am missing something here.

Any ways C sounds contunuous to me.

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22 Jul 2004, 00:15
A. Its A, A and only A.

A and C convey the same meanting and both seem to be correct, ecpect for the fact that C is too wordy.
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22 Jul 2004, 07:53
My voite is for A.

Ignoring the phrase inbetween the commas, the sentence would now read...

A. It was at the first inauguration of James Madison, that someone had the idea of an official inauguration ball.
C. It was not until the first inauguration of James Madison, that someone had the idea of an official inauguration ball.

Reading them now, A sounds better.

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22 Jul 2004, 08:16
C, my answer. Until ...that (IDIOM). C suggests that this was the first (not until this) incident that struck the idea of official inaugurations.

A says, First inauguration of James Ma., how many inauguration is it gonna take (agree with Bhai )

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22 Jul 2004, 11:06
QA : "C"
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