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104. Among the cossacks, vegetable farming was once so despised that it was forbidden on pain of death.

(A) so despised that it was
(B) so despised to be
(C) so despised it had been
(D) despised enough that it was
(E) despised enough as to be
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seekmba wrote:
Please provide explanations.

104. Among the cossacks, vegetable farming was once so despised that it was forbidden on pain of death.

(A) so despised that it was
(B) so despised to be
(C) so despised it had been
(D) despised enough that it was
(E) despised enough as to be


I believe the correct idiom is so X that Y. I'll go with A.
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seekmba wrote:
Please provide explanations.

104. Among the cossacks, vegetable farming was once so despised that it was forbidden on pain of death.

(A) so despised that it was
(B) so despised to be
(C) so despised it had been
(D) despised enough that it was
(E) despised enough as to be


IMO 'A'

'B', 'C' have obvious mistakes.
"so [adjective] that" is preferable to "[adjective] enough that."
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New post 23 Mar 2010, 00:03
I think it's A.

The idiom so...that... is used correctly!
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Thanks for the explanations. The OA is (A).
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