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# Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug

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Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.
(A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.
(B) both of drug dependency and also of prejudicial treatment.
(C) both of drug dependency and also from prejudicial treatment.
(D) both of drug dependency but also from prejudicial treatment.
(E) both of drug dependency and of prejudicial treatment as well.

How to use Both/as well. Need explanations
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18 Dec 2007, 16:12
Free of is the correct idiom so both need to have it - that leaves us with B and E.

both...and also seems more redundant than both...and...as well.

I'll go with E

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19 Dec 2007, 04:49
[quote="gregspirited"]Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.
(A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.
(B) both of drug dependency and also of prejudicial treatment.
(C) both of drug dependency and also from prejudicial treatment.
(D) both of drug dependency but also from prejudicial treatment.
(E) both of drug dependency and of prejudicial treatment as well.

How to use Both/as well. Need explanations

I believe A. Both doesn't go neither with also nor with as well.

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19 Dec 2007, 07:12
OA is E
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19 Dec 2007, 08:08
but both and as well usually don't go together...can you explain that to me fully???

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19 Dec 2007, 10:44
marcodonzelli wrote:
but both and as well usually don't go together...can you explain that to me fully???

That is what I too thought. But my answer was wrong. Hence posted here and wanted some alternate explanations.

I guess stepanita's explanation makes sense
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19 Dec 2007, 15:03
Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.
(A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.

(E) both of drug dependency and of prejudicial treatment as well.

If it's A then recovering heroin addicts seek
1. to be free of drug dependence (X)
2. others' prejudicial treatment (Y)

the 'of' in choice E links both X & Y it back to 'FREE'.

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19 Dec 2007, 15:10
navy01 wrote:

If it's A then recovering heroin addicts seek
1. to be free of drug dependence (X)
2. others' prejudicial treatment (Y)

So, the 'of' do not apply to both the caluses that are seperated by a conjunction.

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