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So dogged were Frances Perkins’ investigations of the garment industry, and her lobbying for wage and hour reform was persistent, Alfred E. Smith and Franklin D. Roosevelt recruited Perkins to work within the government, rather than as a social worker.

A. and her lobbying for wage and hour reform was persistent,
B. and lobbying for wage and hour reform was persistent, so that
C. her lobbying for wage and hour reform persistent, that
D. lobbying for wage and hour reform was so persistent,
E. so persistent her lobbying for wage and hour reform, that
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09 Jul 2007, 21:53
the sentence def. requires "that" for continuation, so elim A and D.

B and C seems to make the sentence construction awkward.

E maintains parallelism, pronoun and overall seems like the best choice.
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09 Jul 2007, 22:21
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So dogged were Frances Perkins’ investigations of the garment industry, and her lobbying for wage and hour reform was persistent, Alfred E. Smith and Franklin D. Roosevelt recruited Perkins to work within the government, rather than as a social worker.

A. and her lobbying for wage and hour reform was persistent,
B. and lobbying for wage and hour reform was persistent, so that
C. her lobbying for wage and hour reform persistent, that
D. lobbying for wage and hour reform was so persistent,
E. so persistent her lobbying for wage and hour reform, that

It has to be between B and E and both need "and" at the start of the sentences.

B is the best choice among B and E. E is wrong because it is missing "was".

so persistent was her lobbying for wage and hour reform
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10 Jul 2007, 00:01
I will go with C.
So..that .
ALthough overall it does not sound good, but i still stick to C as it is the best choice for me. OA Please ?
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10 Jul 2007, 10:37
For me it is between C and E. Oh boy am going with E here.
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10 Jul 2007, 10:55
Doesn't E has missing verb?
So dogged were...So persistent was...,that...?
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10 Jul 2007, 11:02
it is E.
THis is the best choice among others. But it would be perfect if there were "AND". I think source is SETs [1-30]. and OE is also E.
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10 Jul 2007, 16:12
OA is E, but I think for E "and' is required before so persistent.
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10 Jul 2007, 16:28
'E' is the best.

So X, so Y, that is idiomatic and parallel.
10 Jul 2007, 16:28
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