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Using the Hubble telescope, previously unknown galaxies are now being charted.

(A) Using the Hubble telescope, previously unknown galaxies are now being charted.
(B) Previously unknown galaxies are now being charted, using the Hubble telescope.
(C) Using the Hubble telescope, previously unknown galaxies are now being charted by astronomers.
(D) Using the Hubble telescope, astronomers are now charting previously unknown galaxies.
(E) With the aid of the Hubble telescope, previously unknown galaxies are now being charted.

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New post 05 Mar 2004, 13:40
I will go for E on this one! Astronomer as opposed scientists? That's too much of an speculation.

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D conveys the meaning in the best possible way. It also avoids passive voice.

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New post 05 Mar 2004, 18:02
go with D on this one....it is a modifier problem.........

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Another one for D.

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New post 06 Mar 2004, 03:11
"D" solves the problem of Modifier and more over removes pasive voice, seems coorect.

Vivek, what is official answer ?

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New post 06 Mar 2004, 10:27
Correct Answer: (D)

Choice (A) is incorrect because the phrase "using the Hubble telescope" does not have a noun to modify.

Choice (B) is incorrect because the phrase "using the Hubble telescope" still does not have a noun to modify.

Choice (C) offers a noun, "astronomers," but it is too far from the phrase "using the Hubble telescope."

In choice (E), the phrase "with the aid of the Hubble telescope" does not have a noun to modify.

Choice (D) offers a noun, "astronomers," and places it immediately after the modifying phrase "using the Hubble telescope."

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