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# One of the informants eventually professed ignorant of the

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22 May 2005, 08:44
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One of the informants eventually professed ignorant of the crime, having fear that his testimony would lead to reprisals against him by his former confederates.
A)
B)ignorantly to the crime, with
C)ignorance of the crime, since
D)ignorance of the crime, for
E)to have ignorance of the crime, since

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22 May 2005, 21:22
One of the informants eventually professed ignorant of the crime, having fear that his testimony would lead to reprisals against him by his former confederates.
A)

wrong sentence construction

B)ignorantly to the crime, with

ignorantly is wrong and with too

C)ignorance of the crime, since

since fear .. does not make sense

D)ignorance of the crime, for

for is the correct conjunction

E)to have ignorance of the crime, since

since wrong
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23 May 2005, 11:31
if we change "ignorantly" to "ignorance" in B, will B become a correct answer?
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23 May 2005, 14:32
No. IMO still D remains the right answer. "with" is a wrong conjunction. The author here wants to state the informant professed because he was scared of reprisals.
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23 May 2005, 14:41
D.

Are SC questions now taken from classic literature?
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25 May 2005, 05:21
I think the "for" in choice D means because .....and acts as a conjunction
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03 Jun 2005, 08:55
Fuqua wrote:
One of the informants eventually professed ignorant of the crime, having fear that his testimony would lead to reprisals against him by his former confederates.
A)
B)ignorantly to the crime, with
C)ignorance of the crime, since
D)ignorance of the crime, for
E)to have ignorance of the crime, since

Could someone break this SC down.

IC = One of the informants eventually professed ignorance of the crime.

For fear that his testimony would lead to reprisals against him by his former confederates

"that" introduces a clause here as described in italics.

Questions: If "for" is a conjuction how is the sentence syntactically correct?

IC, <for fear that> DC ???
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24 Apr 2013, 03:17
Fuqua wrote:
One of the informants eventually professed ignorant of the crime, having fear that his testimony would lead to reprisals against him by his former confederates.
A)
B)ignorantly to the crime, with
C)ignorance of the crime, since
D)ignorance of the crime, for
E)to have ignorance of the crime, since

confused between C and D.Can anyone explain why c is wrong?
Re: One of the informants eventually professed ignorant of the &nbs [#permalink] 24 Apr 2013, 03:17
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