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# Recent studies of the caves of Maya civilization reveal that the artwo

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Recent studies of the caves of Maya civilization reveal that the artwork was created not entirely during the fifth century BC, as it was previously believed, but was completed over the preceding three centuries.

A. was created not entirely during the fifth century BC, as it was previously believed, but was completed over

B. was not created entirely during the fifth century BC, as previously believed to be, but completed over

C. was not created entirely during the fifth century BC, as previously believed, but was completed over

D. was not created entirely during the fifth century BC, as previously believed, but had been completed over

E. was entirely not created during the fifth century BC, as previously believed, but was completed over

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20 Dec 2018, 21:44
B: maintaining parallelism.Not...but.
Believed to be is correct ND precise.

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21 Dec 2018, 08:52
Bunuel wrote:
Recent studies of the caves of Maya civilization reveal that the artwork was created not entirely during the fifth century BC, as it was previously believed, but was completed over the preceding three centuries.

A. was created not entirely during the fifth century BC, as it was previously believed, but was completed over

B. was not created entirely during the fifth century BC, as previously believed to be, but completed over

C. was not created entirely during the fifth century BC, as previously believed, but was completed over

D. was not created entirely during the fifth century BC, as previously believed, but had been completed over

E. was entirely not created during the fifth century BC, as previously believed, but was completed over

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Only (C) Presents correct Idiomatic/Parallelism usage: Not X but Y

IMHO (C) for the highlighted errors in other options....
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