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To help preserve ancient Egyptian monuments threatened by high water tables, a Swedish engineering firm has proposed installing pumps, perhaps solar powered, to lower the underground water level and dig trenches around the bases of the stone walls.
(A) to lower the underground water level and dig trenches
(B) to lower the underground water level and to dig trenches
(C) to lower the underground water level and digging trenches
(D) that lower the underground water level and that trenches be dug
(E) that lower the underground water level and trench digging
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B it is. Because of the same reason as that ot gmatmba :wink:
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B it is. Because of the same reason as that ot gmatmba :wink:


Hmm..I may have misunderstood - Are the pumps going to dig trenches? If so then B is correct...otherwise C is better because a Swedish engineering proposed - installing pumps and digging trenches
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I think C.

Digging trenches would be a one time activity, but the lowering of the water table would be a continuous process.
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b/w B and C... but C is || because we are installing pumps (to lower water...) and digging trenches
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