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The MMPI, a test developed in 1936 to assess character,

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The MMPI, a test developed in 1936 to assess character, attitude, and behavior, is finally being revised, after many attacks recently as dated and culturally biased.

A is finally being revised, after many attacks recently as dated and culturally biased.
B has recently been attached as dated and culturally biased and is finally being revised.
C is finally under revision for receiving much recent attackes as dated and culturally biased.
D was finally revised recently because it is being attacked as dated and culturally biased.
E is finally to be revised after recent attacks as dated and culturally biased.
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C is finally under revision for receiving much recent attacks as dated and culturally biased.
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I'll pick C. Though I find no flaw with B, but since it's using 'being' I'll pick C which avoids use of 'being'.
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I would appreciate if we all explain why a particular choice is better than the other. By simply saying that it is B or E, does not help anybody learn anything.
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I chose B because I don't like the way the following sounds: "for receiving much recent attacks as." Frankly, it just sounds awkward. Naturally, I assume the typo in B does not exist.
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New post 20 May 2005, 14:34
sonaketu wrote:
I'll pick C. Though I find no flaw with B, but since it's using 'being' I'll pick C which avoids use of 'being'.


I see this advice from time to time about "being", but let me suggest that it is a BAD "rule" to follow. There is precisely nothing at all wrong with the word "being" -- either as noun, verb, gerund, or participle! -- and sometimes it's the only appropriate word to express a thought. Don't let a perfectly proper use of the word "being" trick you into a wrong answer.

Here, for example, where I'd say the correct answer is clearly (B).

I chose B because I don't like the way the following sounds: "for receiving much recent attacks as." Frankly, it just sounds awkward.

Yep, good call, (C) sounds awkward because it is grammatically incorrect and extremely unidiomatic for multiple reasons. (much should be many ... for receiving is quite unidiomatic following "is under revision" ... the use of "as" is wrong without being preceeded by a different verb contruction, ruling out A, C, and E.)
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