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The printing press, which Johannes Gutenberg developed in the mid-fifteenth century, shortened from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book.

A. from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book
B. the time being necessary to publish a book, from months to days
C. the time being necessary to publish a book, months to days
D. the time needed to publish a book from months to days
F. from months to days, the time needed for the publishing of a book

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The printing press, which Johannes Gutenberg developed in the mid-fifteenth century, shortened from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book.

A. from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book
B. the time being necessary to publish a book, from months to days
C. the time being necessary to publish a book, months to days
D. the time needed to publish a book from months to days
F. from months to days, the time needed for the publishing of a book - uses gerund, which can be avoided and replaced by a clause

Contenders- A and D
shortened what? "the time to publish" the object of the sentence must follow the verb for the sentence to be direct and concise.

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The printing press, which Johannes Gutenberg developed in the mid-fifteenth century, shortened from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book.

A. from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book
B. the time being necessary to publish a book, from months to days
C. the time being necessary to publish a book, months to days
D. the time needed to publish a book from months to days
F. from months to days, the time needed for the publishing of a book


From X to Y is correct idiomatic usage , hence only (D) follows, answer will definitely be (D)...
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gmatFalcon wrote:
The printing press, which Johannes Gutenberg developed in the mid-fifteenth century, shortened from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book.

A. from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book
B. the time being necessary to publish a book, from months to days
C. the time being necessary to publish a book, months to days
D. the time needed to publish a book from months to days
F. from months to days, the time needed for the publishing of a book


From X to Y is correct idiomatic usage , hence only (D) follows, answer will definitely be (D)...


Thanks. From X to y correct so we do not need the word needed ? will the sentence be correct without needed ?
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Abhishek009 wrote:
gmatFalcon wrote:
The printing press, which Johannes Gutenberg developed in the mid-fifteenth century, shortened from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book.

A. from months to days the necessary time of publishing a book
B. the time being necessary to publish a book, from months to days
C. the time being necessary to publish a book, months to days
D. the time needed to publish a book from months to days
F. from months to days, the time needed for the publishing of a book


From X to Y is correct idiomatic usage , hence only (D) follows, answer will definitely be (D)...


Thanks. From X to y correct so we do not need the word needed ? will the sentence be correct without needed ?


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