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The origin of the scandal can be traced to the presidency of

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The origin of the scandal can be traced to the presidency of Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover.
• can be traced to the presidency of
• took place in the presidency of
• happened in the presidencies of
• can be traced to the presidencies of
• that took place in the presidencies of

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New post 30 Jul 2014, 08:04
D it is : can be traced to the presidencies of
"the origin" has to go with "can be traced"
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This is really meaning based.

How can Origin took place or origin happen. one can trace the origin. with this clarity on meaning, only A & D left.

now can we ever say - phone of A, B & C. it should be phones of A, B & C.
hence option D is correct because it uses plural form i.e. presidencies.
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