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# sc- george eliot

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hey ppl,
heres another one........... pls explain it......

Before George Eliot became the popular and respected novelist known as George Eliot, she had been an anonymos translator and essayist.

A) -----do--------

B) Before she had been the popular and respected novelist, George Eliot she was

C) George Eliot has been popular and respected novelist, George Eliot after such time as she was

D) Before George Eliot became the popular and respected novelist, George Eliot, she was

E) George Eliot, before she was the popular and respected novelist, George Eliot, had been
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20 Feb 2007, 08:42
Dont see any error in the original part. 'A' looks better than rest
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21 Feb 2007, 07:16
yes guys......... OA = A........
but cud someone pls explain it? i ruled out A keeping in mind the repetitions......
and chose B ........
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22 Feb 2007, 14:38
If you substitue names, you might get right answer...

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before ABC became novalist known as XYZ, she ....

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23 Feb 2007, 07:09
past perfect should be used here...george eliot was first a translator/essaylist, so "had been" is used

the comma before george eliot is inappropriate
23 Feb 2007, 07:09
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