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The tissues of the human body are constantly moistened by a briny solution thought to be of about the same salinity as the primordial sea from which life emerged.

A) to be of about the same salinity as the primordial sea from which
B) of as about the same salinity like the primordial sea out of which
C) to be about the same salinity as the primordial sea from where
D) of as about the same salinity as the primordial sea from where
E) to be of about the same salinity like the primordial sea from which
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New post 06 Jan 2004, 22:11
A)
B and D "thought to be of as" compare briny solution to a salinity level. So out they are.
E is out because it uses ...the same.... like... the idiom is: the same.... as...
C is wrong because the briny solution cannot be thought to be about the same salinity but should rather be thought to be of about the same salinity. Of makes a link of relativity between the salinity of the briny solution and the salinity of the primordial sea.
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What is wrong with D ?
It is just "thought of as" .
Is there a difference between "from which" and "from where" ?
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I'll go with D......
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New post 07 Jan 2004, 16:22
The official answer is A.

In relation to this primordial sea, which one is better "from where" or "from which"? Or is just the same to use either? :?
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New post 07 Jan 2004, 16:46
This is one of those questions that must be hell on nonnative speakers.

People deserve to know why "from where" is wrong, and I can't explain it because I just take it for granted...
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