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# Several senior officials spoke to the press on condition

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24 Nov 2008, 22:05
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Several senior officials spoke to the press on condition that they not be named in the story.

(A) that they not be named
(B) that their names will not be used
(C) that their names are not used
(D) of not being named
(E) they will not be named
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rampuria

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25 Nov 2008, 00:32
A here !

B is tempting.. But condition goes well with A.
OA pls..
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25 Nov 2008, 01:04
A.
subjuctive requires "that" ..
also B and C distort actual meaning slightly...
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25 Nov 2008, 06:01
rampuria wrote:
Several senior officials spoke to the press on condition that they not be named in the story.

(A) that they not be named
(B) that their names will not be used [color=#FF0000]subjunctive that.. are is incorrect[/color]
(C) that their names are not usedtense error
(D) of not being namedhas being...hold
(E) they will not be namedthat is missing

IMO it is A, as D makes it passive.
What is the OA? and OE?
Re: SC -senir officials   [#permalink] 25 Nov 2008, 06:01
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