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On the Great Plains, nineteenth-century settlers used mud and grass
to build their homes, doing it without
timber and nails.

(A) settlers used mud and grass to build their homes,doing it without
(B) settlers, using mud and grass to build their homes, did it without
(C) settlers used mud and grass to build their homes, making them while not having
(D) settlers used mud and grass to build their homes, making do without
(E) settler's homes were built of mud and grass, making do without
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Re: SC - Houses, mud, settlers and much much more... [#permalink]

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13 Sep 2003, 21:36
MartinMag wrote:
On the Great Plains, nineteenth-century settlers used mud and grass to build their homes, doing it without timber and nails.

(A) settlers used mud and grass to build their homes,doing it without
(B) settlers, using mud and grass to build their homes, did it without
(C) settlers used mud and grass to build their homes, making them while not having
(D) settlers used mud and grass to build their homes, making do without
(E) settler's homes were built of mud and grass, making do without

Its D.

A... doing "it" is wrong...we should use doing "so"...so replaces build ..a verb.

B.. again the same problem " it"

C.. "while not having" is not the best of constructions..

E... who was making do...settler's homes???
Re: SC - Houses, mud, settlers and much much more...   [#permalink] 13 Sep 2003, 21:36
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