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# The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the

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Re: Ugly SC [#permalink]

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09 Apr 2008, 19:17
notahug,

lets give you one kudos for the question.
Hey I gave you your first one

I picked A to for same reasons pointed out by bkk* and terp*

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10 Apr 2008, 06:15
B is wrong. The question is pretty bad though, shouldn't it end with "hoped to find?" or maybe "hoped to have found"

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10 Apr 2008, 06:25
kyatin wrote:
notahug,

lets give you one kudos for the question.
Hey I gave you your first one

I picked A to for same reasons pointed out by bkk* and terp*

kyatin the first is always the best ^_^

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10 Apr 2008, 07:28
prasannar wrote:

In A we will see || ism too. a critique of all chemistry since Robert Boyle as well as a vision of a

Great! I had not regconized that until I saw your reasoning! Tks!

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10 Apr 2008, 08:32
notahug wrote:
40plusOnVerbal wrote:
...from Robert Boyle forward...is not proper use
(who the hell writes/talks like that ?)

notahug wrote:
Well. I agree that E is clumsy 'cause of "his". But I dont know how to eliminate D

Haha ..Thank you for your patient!

So "since Robert Boyle" is correctly use. Actually it sounds strange to me.

OA is A

That sounds strange to me too Nevertherless, A sounds the best here..

Could anyone explain the usage of "since Robert Boyle"?? Does it mean "the chemistry works done by Robert Boyle"? smth like that??

Thank you

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12 Apr 2008, 06:25
I searched several old posts and indeed the OA is A..

however if you go back to some older posts they claim OA is B...

scrap..what i said about B

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