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# Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely

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04 Aug 2006, 20:45
Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely inspired, turned the tide of English victories in her country by liberating the city of Orleans and she persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne.
(A) she persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne
(B) persuaded Charles VII of France in claiming his throne
(C) persuading that the throne be claimed by Charles VII of France
(D) persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne
(E) persuading that Charles VII of France should claim the throne

Pl explain....
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04 Aug 2006, 20:49
this looks like D to me... it is parallel:

Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely inspired, turned the tide of English victories in her country by liberating the city of Orleans and persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne
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04 Aug 2006, 20:50
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04 Aug 2006, 20:59
OA is D...

For some reason when I read the sentence it appeared that

Joan of Arc ........ turned the tide ...... by liberating ..... and .... persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne.

So I was trying to fix 'persuaded'

???
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04 Aug 2006, 22:11
2times wrote:
OA is D...

For some reason when I read the sentence it appeared that

Joan of Arc ........ turned the tide ...... by liberating ..... and .... persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne.

So I was trying to fix 'persuaded'

???

D is correct.

If this would have been the case, case you mentioned above, then the ||ism should be

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06 Aug 2006, 04:02
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17 Aug 2006, 04:16
(D) Parallelism SC.

"to claim" is active
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17 Aug 2006, 06:02
D it is.
Straight case of ||ism as mentioned above.
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17 Aug 2006, 13:17
D for me.
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17 Aug 2006, 17:11
D for me
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18 Aug 2006, 00:41
Clear winner D.

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03 Apr 2010, 09:13
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If this would have been the case, case you mentioned above, then the ||ism should be

Joan of Arc, a young Frenchwoman who claimed to be divinely inspired, turned the tide of English victories in her country by liberating the city of Orleans and she persuaded Charles VII of France to claim his throne.

observe carefully.. if its liberating&persuading then the meaning of the sentence will change.

Turned the Tide of English
a)by liberating
b)by persuaing

So its D
Re:   [#permalink] 03 Apr 2010, 09:13
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