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# Sentence Correction

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13 Apr 2019, 08:51
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In late 1997, the chambers inside the pyramid of the Pharaoh Menkaure at Giza were
closed to visitors for cleaning and repair due to moisture exhaled by tourists, which
raised its humidity to such levels so that salt from the stone was crystallizing
and
fungus was growing on the walls.

A. due to moisture exhaled by tourists, which raised its humidity to such levels so that
salt from the stone was crystallizing
B. due to moisture that tourists had exhaled, thereby raising its humidity to such levels
that salt from the stone would crystallize
C. because tourists were exhaling moisture, which had raised the humidity within them
to levels such that salt from the stone would crystallize
D. because of moisture that was exhaled by tourists raising the humidity within them to
levels so high as to make the salt from the stone crystallize
E. because moisture exhaled by tourists had raised the humidity within them to such
levels that salt from the stone was crystallizing
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13 Apr 2019, 09:32
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nishdg wrote:
In late 1997, the chambers inside the pyramid of the Pharaoh Menkaure at Giza were
closed to visitors for cleaning and repair due to moisture exhaled by tourists, which
raised its humidity to such levels so that salt from the stone was crystallizing
and
fungus was growing on the walls.

A. due to moisture exhaled by tourists, which raised its humidity to such levels so that
salt from the stone was crystallizing
B. due to moisture that tourists had exhaled, thereby raising its humidity to such levels
that salt from the stone would crystallize
C. because tourists were exhaling moisture, which had raised the humidity within them
to levels such that salt from the stone would crystallize
D. because of moisture that was exhaled by tourists raising the humidity within them to
levels so high as to make the salt from the stone crystallize
E. because moisture exhaled by tourists had raised the humidity within them to such
levels that salt from the stone was crystallizing

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