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The unsupervised party seeming to be innocuous teenage fun, Judith Lar

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The unsupervised party seeming to be innocuous teenage fun, Judith Larkin, mother of two well-behaved daughters, thought nothing of allowing her children to attend it after the prom.

(A) The unsupervised party seeming to be
(B) As the unsupervised party was
(C) In that the unsupervised party seemed
(D) Since the unsupervised party was
(E) Because the unsupervised party seemed to be

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The unsupervised party seeming to be innocuous teenage fun, Judith Larkin, mother of two well-behaved daughters, thought nothing of allowing her children to attend it after the prom.

(A) The unsupervised party seeming to be
(B) As the unsupervised party was
(C) In that the unsupervised party seemed
(D) Since the unsupervised party was
(E) Because the unsupervised party seemed to be



I will go with (E)

(A) The unsupervised party seeming to be - ing modifier changes meaning
(B) As the unsupervised party was - use of as is wrong
(C) In that the unsupervised party seemed - In that the is wrong
(D) Since the unsupervised party was - since is wrongly used here
(E) Because the unsupervised party seemed to be - Correct
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Bunuel wrote:
The unsupervised party seeming to be innocuous teenage fun, Judith Larkin, mother of two well-behaved daughters, thought nothing of allowing her children to attend it after the prom.

(A) The unsupervised party seeming to be
(B) As the unsupervised party was
(C) In that the unsupervised party seemed
(D) Since the unsupervised party was
(E) Because the unsupervised party seemed to be


MANHATTAN REVIEW OFFICIAL EXPLANATION:



The use of ‘seeming’ in A is incorrect. ‘Thought’ later in the sentence places the sentence in the past tense. ‘Seemed’ is necessary. Eliminate A. The use of ‘was’ in B and D changes the meaning. The use of ‘in that’ in C is not as good as the use of ‘because’ in E. ‘Because’ establishes the reason something happened. Choice E is correct answer.
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New post 24 Oct 2018, 09:53
Answer is E
since it uses "Seem" in the right form and brings flow to the sentence along with the use of "because"
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