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Originating from the Greek myth

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Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, the term halcyon days is a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together.



Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, the term halcyon days is a period during which prosperity, peace and happiness flourish together

Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together is described by the term halcyon days

The term halcyon days originates from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, and is a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together

The term halcyon days originates from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx and refers to a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together

Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, the flourishing together of prosperity, peace, and happiness is a period described by the term halcyon days

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Answer is D..
a) the term halcyon days is a period
incorrect usage. halcyon days is a period not the term
b) this statement implies as if the period is originating from the greek myth whereas it is the term that originates from the greek myth
c) same as A..term is not the period. its the halcyon days
d) correct
e) totally weird
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What is wrong with original statement ?

I could not find any mistake in it
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New post 17 May 2015, 01:40
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What is wrong with original statement ?

I could not find any mistake in it

The term halcyon days in itself is not a period-it simply refers to a period.

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AND demands strict parallelism such as x AND y, where x should be equal to y
originates and refers (after and ) are rightly used and hence have maintained parallism
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Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, the term halcyon days is a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together.



Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, the term halcyon days is a period during which prosperity, peace and happiness flourish together

Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together is described by the term halcyon days

The term halcyon days originates from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, and is a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together

The term halcyon days originates from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx and refers to a period during which prosperity, peace, and happiness flourish together

Originating from the Greek myth that recounts the dramatic tale of Alcyone and Ceyx, the flourishing together of prosperity, peace, and happiness is a period described by the term halcyon days


A. We need a comma between peace and happiness to make it a list of three nouns rather than of two.

B. Modification error. We need "the term" and not "a period" after the comma.

C. We need a complete sentence after "and" to make it 'Independent clause"

D. Correct

E. Modification error. We need "the term" and not "the flourishing" after the comma

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