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# Unless I am greatly mistaken, any apparent connection between my dog a

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Unless I am greatly mistaken, any apparent connection between my dog and the destroying of your petunias is purely coincidental.

A. connection between my dog and the destroying of
B. connection between my dog and the destruction of
C. connection of my dog with the destruction of
D. connection between my dog and the destroying to
E. connection from my dog with the destruction to

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13 Mar 2017, 23:48
Two things...

1. Between ... And
2. Parallelism -- Connection and Destruction

So option B
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13 Mar 2017, 23:55
Two nouns have to be compared. Dog and destruction.

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14 Mar 2017, 07:03
WHY IS C NOT THE RIGHT ANSWER HERE???????
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14 Mar 2017, 08:27
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WHY IS C NOT THE RIGHT ANSWER HERE???????

In C there is no proper construction of “connection between … and” that is why its wrong.
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14 Mar 2017, 17:46
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Unless I am greatly mistaken, any apparent connection between my dog and the destroying of your petunias is purely coincidental.

A. connection between my dog and the destroying of (Comparison must be in parallel)
B. connection between my dog and the destruction of (Correct)
C. connection of my dog with the destruction of(There is no comparison between two dogs)
D. connection between my dog and the destroying to (Same as A)
E. connection from my dog with the destruction to (Same as C)

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