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The success of the program to eradicate smallpox has

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31 Aug 2008, 09:27
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The success of the program to eradicate smallpox has stimulated experts to
pursue what they had not previously considered possible -- better control, if not eradication, of the other infections such as measles and yaws.

A. what they had not previously considered possible -- better control, if not eradication, of the other infections such as
B. what they had not previously considered a possibility -- better control, if not
C. something they had not previously considered possible -- better control, if not
D. something not considered a previous possibility -- better control and perhaps
eradication, of other infections such as
E. the possibility of what they had not previously considered possible -- better
control and possibly eradication of infections like

What is problem with A
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31 Aug 2008, 10:09
IMO C,,

Something look better than "what" here..

Pls. post OA
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31 Aug 2008, 23:29
lesfeaves wrote:
IMO C,,

Something look better than "what" here..

Pls. post OA

Agree C. The structure of "such infections as" is better than the one of "infections such as".
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15 Sep 2008, 23:12
IMO C.Although i don't quite think had considered should be the right tense for the sentence.
What's the oa?
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16 Sep 2008, 08:53
I chose A at first.

Between C and D, there's also a difference between such infections as vs other infections such as.

the bold sounds correct to me.

C. something they had not previously considered possible -- better control, if not
D. something not considered a previous possibility -- better control and perhaps
eradication, of other infections such as
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27 Nov 2008, 21:34
I remember posting this question earlier. ans is C. something is better than what.
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