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The Buffalo Club has approved tenets mandating that members should volunteer time to aid the community.
A)that members should volunteer time
B)that time be volunteered by members
C)the volunteering of time by members
D)members’ volunteering of time
E)that members volunteer time

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Mandating requires that, so C and D are incorrect.
Mandating doesn't require should, so A is incorrect. (command subjunctive syntax rule)
Between B and E, B is passive so the answer is E
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What is command subjunctive syntax rule???
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The Buffalo Club has approved tenets mandating that members should volunteer time to aid the community.
A)that members should volunteer time
B)that time be volunteered by members
C)the volunteering of time by members
D)members’ volunteering of time
E)that members volunteer time


The non-underlined part is: "The Buffalo Club has approved tenets mandating................'

Mandate = command (bossy verb) ==> "should" is not appropriate. ==> A is wrong.

The correct idiom is: mandate that X DO Y (without TO)

E is correct.

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I chose option E, going with the same reason mentioned above!

" simple past tense form+ that X do Y "

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The Buffalo Club has approved tenets mandating that members should volunteer time to aid the community.
A)that members should volunteer time
B)that time be volunteered by members
C)the volunteering of time by members
D)members’ volunteering of time
E)that members volunteer time


Straight E - Subjunctive mood..! We need "that"
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emmak wrote:
The Buffalo Club has approved tenets mandating that members should volunteer time to aid the community.
A)that members should volunteer time
B)that time be volunteered by members
C)the volunteering of time by members
D)members’ volunteering of time
E)that members volunteer time


idiomatically the correct phrasing is "that x do y"
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The Buffalo Club has approved tenets mandating that members should volunteer time to aid the community.
A)that members should volunteer time – should?
B)that time be volunteered by members – What time? And it is passive voice
C)the volunteering of time by members - missed THAT
D)members’ volunteering of time – missed THAT
E)that members volunteer time -CORRECT

APPROVED need THAT following that BE INF or PLURAL VERB
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