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Neither the mountains of incriminating evidence nor the

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Neither the mountains of incriminating evidence nor the prosecutor's eloquent closing argument were able to convince the jury to find the defendent guilty.

A. Neither the mountains of incriminating evidence nor the prosecutor's eloquent closing argument were able to convince the jury to find the defendent guilty.
B. Neither the mountains of incriminating evidence and not the prosecutor's eloquent closing argument was able to convince the jury to find the defendent guilty.
C. Neither the mountains of incriminating evidence nor the prosecutor's eloquent closing argument was able to convince the jury to find the defendent guilty.
D. Neither the mountains of incriminating evidence nor the prosecutor's eloquent closing argument was able in convincing the jury in finding the defendent guilty.
E. Neither the mountains of incriminating evidence nor the prosecutor's eloquent closing argument have convinced the the jury to find the defendent guilty.
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07 Feb 2006, 01:29
C?

"able to".. is correct idiom
In a Neither ... nor ... construction the verb should match with subject of "nor"

Neither mountains ....nor ..argument was
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07 Feb 2006, 02:08
C sounds the most appropriate
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07 Feb 2006, 07:34
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C?

"able to".. is correct idiom
In a Neither ... nor ... construction the verb should match with subject of "nor"

Neither mountains ....nor ..argument was

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