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# The ocean, a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as

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The ocean, a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as far as the eye could see, beckoned the adventurer to set sail on its water in search of what lay beyond the horizon.

A) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as far as the eye could see
B) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and a stretch as far as the eye could see
C) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and stretching as far as the eye could see
D) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and stretches as far as the eye could see
E) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and being stretched as far as the eye could see

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Re: The ocean, a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as  [#permalink]

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08 Nov 2018, 09:15
+1 for C

C) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and stretching as far as the eye could see

a beautiful deep blue hue in the light: modifies ocean
parallel to
stretching as far as the eye could see: modifies ocean

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Re: The ocean, a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as  [#permalink]

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08 Nov 2018, 09:27
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A) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as far as the eye could see

"a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching " Not parallel

B) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and a stretch as far as the eye could see

"a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and a stretch".. Ocean is a stretch. Awkward

C) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and stretching as far as the eye could see

Correct. Modifiers are nice and //

D) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and stretches as far as the eye could see
Modifier // to a verb (Stretches).. Incorrect

E) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and being stretched as far as the eye could see

Wrong usage of being
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Re: The ocean, a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as  [#permalink]

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04 Feb 2019, 20:12
arun6765 wrote:
+1 for C

C) a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and stretching as far as the eye could see

a beautiful deep blue hue in the light: modifies ocean
parallel to
stretching as far as the eye could see: modifies ocean

Hope it helps

arun6765, Can you please explain how "A beautiful deep blue he in the light" is parallel to "Stretching as far as the eye could see" ?
Re: The ocean, a beautiful deep blue hue in the light and in stretching as   [#permalink] 04 Feb 2019, 20:12
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