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# laws for protecting vs laws that protected

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Intern
Joined: 05 Oct 2010
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Location: India
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, General Management
GMAT 1: 680 Q48 V35
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WE: Programming (Telecommunications)
laws for protecting vs laws that protected [#permalink]

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07 Mar 2013, 09:30
Unfairly criticized during his time, the Emperor Claudius expanded the Roman Empire to the east, constructed public works such as aqueducts, having passed laws for protecting the rights and freedoms of Jews throughout the Empire.

A. having passed laws for protecting
B. having passed laws to protect
C. having passed laws that protected
D. and passed laws for protecting
E. and passed laws that protected

which one would you choose between D & E and why?

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Intern
Joined: 26 Aug 2012
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Kudos [?]: 16 [0], given: 147

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WE: Analyst (Investment Banking)
Re: laws for protecting vs laws that protected [#permalink]

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07 Mar 2013, 10:15
E.
For maintaining parallelism in the sentence.
the Emperor Claudius expanded the Roman Empire to the east, constructed public works such as aqueducts, and passed laws that protected.

Kudos [?]: 16 [0], given: 147

Intern
Joined: 05 Oct 2010
Posts: 25

Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 41

Location: India
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, General Management
GMAT 1: 680 Q48 V35
GPA: 3
WE: Programming (Telecommunications)
Re: laws for protecting vs laws that protected [#permalink]

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07 Mar 2013, 10:54
Spaniard wrote:
E.
For maintaining parallelism in the sentence.
the Emperor Claudius expanded the Roman Empire to the east, constructed public works such as aqueducts, and passed laws that protected.

even the Emperor Claudius expanded the Roman Empire to the east, constructed public works such as aqueducts, and passed laws for protecting. seems parallel!!

Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 41

Re: laws for protecting vs laws that protected   [#permalink] 07 Mar 2013, 10:54
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