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Long-time California highway engineers say that in no period did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it did in the winter and spring of 1983, nor was there ever a greater mud slide in the region than the one that occurred on May 2, 1983.
(A) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it did in the winter and spring of 1983, nor
(B) had the Pacific Coast Highway taken a worse battering than it did in the winter and spring of 1983, or
(C) has the Pacific Coast Highway taken a worse battering than it had in the winter and spring of 1983, or
(D) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it had in the winter and spring of 1983, or
(E) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it has in the winter and spring of 1983, nor
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29 Jan 2005, 14:26
It would help the discussion if you guys provide some explaination, even it is wrong.

The post like "I choose (A)", "I like (B)", "I think (C)"... does not boost our knowledge in general.

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29 Jan 2005, 14:33
(B) had the Pacific Coast Highway taken a worse battering than it did in the winter and spring of 1983, or
not parallel

(C) has the Pacific Coast Highway taken a worse battering than it had in the winter and spring of 1983, or

(D) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it had in the winter and spring of 1983, or

(E) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it has in the winter and spring of 1983, nor
did than has

These four all are not parallel. Only (A) is parallel.
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29 Jan 2005, 14:43
Please tell me about the use of "no ... nor"? I thought the only correct form is "neither ... nor".
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29 Jan 2005, 18:41
qhoc you can have or... nor, I have seen some other examples....

but for this one I dont know what to pick, would go for B given the 4/1 split!
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29 Jan 2005, 19:25
qhoc0010 wrote:
Long-time California highway engineers say that in no period did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it did in the winter and spring of 1983, nor was there ever a greater mud slide in the region than the one that occurred on May 2, 1983.
(A) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it did in the winter and spring of 1983, nor
(B) had the Pacific Coast Highway taken a worse battering than it did in the winter and spring of 1983, or
(C) has the Pacific Coast Highway taken a worse battering than it had in the winter and spring of 1983, or
(D) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it had in the winter and spring of 1983, or
(E) did the Pacific Coast Highway take a worse battering than it has in the winter and spring of 1983, nor

I would choose A

In B, "had taken" and "did" are not parallel.
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30 Jan 2005, 02:59
Yes, OA is (A)

So I guess the use of "not...nor" is OK?
30 Jan 2005, 02:59
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