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More than five thousand years ago, Chinese scholars accurately described the flow of blood as a continuous circle controlled by the heart, but it went unnoticed in the West.
(A) but it went
(B) but it was
(C) although it was
(D) but the discovery went
(E) although the discovery was

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New post 29 Apr 2004, 08:16
vibhakary wrote:
More than five thousand years ago, Chinese scholars accurately described the flow of blood as a continuous circle controlled by the heart, but it went unnoticed in the West.
(A) but it went
(B) but it was
(C) although it was
(D) but the discovery went
(E) although the discovery was

D is better or E?


D should be better.

Although is not correct usage in this context.

Let me know if i should explain in detail

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Praetorian wrote:
vibhakary wrote:
More than five thousand years ago, Chinese scholars accurately described the flow of blood as a continuous circle controlled by the heart, but it went unnoticed in the West.
(A) but it went
(B) but it was
(C) although it was
(D) but the discovery went
(E) although the discovery was

D is better or E?


D should be better.
Although is not correct usage in this context.
Let me know if i should explain in detail
Sincerely
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E changes the intended meaning of the original sentence...

orginal meaning: chinese scholars discovered something great , but it went unnoticed.

E means: chinese scholars discovered something great, although it was unnoticed.

thus, E changes the meaning and is not correct.

think of although as closely meaning "even though" or " inspite of".

i hope this helps. Do let me know if you have more questions.

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New post 17 Jan 2008, 02:50
Sorry for stupid question.
I confuse with "to be unnoticed" and "to go unnoticed". Google give me 3,720 vs. 205,000 pages in favour of "go".

is "to go unnoticed" an idiom?
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New post 28 Feb 2008, 12:54
I'm still waiting for gurus in this thread! :)

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I am not a guru walker however to go unnoticed in my mind is more idiomatic

he went unnoticed - past
he goes unnoticed -present
he will go unnoticed - future

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