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# Persia

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08 Dec 2008, 06:22

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08 Dec 2008, 08:53
B

bringing... deriving are parallel
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08 Dec 2008, 11:25
C
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08 Dec 2008, 21:41
C for me too.. can some one please post the right answer with the explanation
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09 Dec 2008, 09:53
C

derive is infinitive here
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09 Dec 2008, 18:40
wht is wrong with E?
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21 Jan 2009, 17:47
C?
Not quite sure what is the subject of "derive". Any explanations would be appreciated.
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21 Jan 2009, 18:36
botirvoy wrote:
C?
Not quite sure what is the subject of "derive". Any explanations would be appreciated.

".........both the northern and southern indian alphabets derive from the almaic script. This script came with..........."

this would be my re-write of the sentence.

So, it is C.
if it had from which were derived, A would be correct.
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21 Jan 2009, 23:30
ritula wrote:
wht is wrong with E?

The obvious error in E is ambiguous use of two "it". Also, "deriving" distorts the meaning.
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22 Jan 2009, 01:47
ok thanks!
scthakur wrote:
ritula wrote:
wht is wrong with E?

The obvious error in E is ambiguous use of two "it". Also, "deriving" distorts the meaning.
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22 Jan 2009, 02:11
tusharvk wrote:
botirvoy wrote:
C?
Not quite sure what is the subject of "derive". Any explanations would be appreciated.

".........both the northern and southern indian alphabets derive from the almaic script. This script came with..........."

this would be my re-write of the sentence.

So, it is C.
if it had from which were derived, A would be correct.

That is clear now. Thanks!
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22 Jan 2009, 21:03
1. why B is wrong here, is it ",and"?
2. In C how come S-V agrees? since script is singular and derive is plural
3. what is wrong with D here?
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22 Jan 2009, 21:15
In C, script is not the subject but northern and southern alphabts (plural)
1. why B is wrong here, is it ",and"?
2. In C how come S-V agrees? since script is singular and derive is plural
3. what is wrong with D here?
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22 Jan 2009, 21:28
ritula wrote:
In C, script is not the subject but northern and southern alphabts (plural)
1. why B is wrong here, is it ",and"?
2. In C how come S-V agrees? since script is singular and derive is plural
3. what is wrong with D here?

I understood that subject is "northern and southern alphabets "

Don't we require past tense "derived" instead of "derive"

Am I missing something?
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23 Jan 2009, 03:39
ok I agree in that. But the only option which has derived is A. but in it "was derived" is wrong for both northern and southern alphabets.
x2suresh wrote:
ritula wrote:
In C, script is not the subject but northern and southern alphabts (plural)
1. why B is wrong here, is it ",and"?
2. In C how come S-V agrees? since script is singular and derive is plural
3. what is wrong with D here?

I understood that subject is "northern and southern alphabets "

Don't we require past tense "derived" instead of "derive"

Am I missing something?

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