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The people known as Sumerians are credited as starting the first civilization and building the first settlements worthy of being called cities.

A) as starting the first civilization and

B) with starting the first civilization and also

C) for starting the first civilization and

D) as the ones who started the first civilization and

E) with starting the first civilization and


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The people known as Sumerians are credited as starting the first civilization and building the first settlements worthy of being called cities.

A) as starting the first civilization and

B) with starting the first civilization and also

C) for starting the first civilization and

D) as the ones who started the first civilization and

E) with starting the first civilization and


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1. Correct idiomatic usage - Credited with
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credited with is the right idiom …so we are left with ‘B’ and ‘E’. In choice ‘B’ also is ambiguous. Hence ‘E’ is the right choice.

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