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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. This report has been issued by the association since 1931, excepting a four-year interruption during World War II.
B. This report has been issued by the association since 1931, except for a four-year interruption during World War II.
C. This report has been issued by the association since 1931, with the exception of a four-year interruption during World War II.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. This report has been issued by the association since 1931, excepting a four-year interruption during World War II.
B. This report has been issued by the association since 1931, except for a four-year interruption during World War II.
C. This report has been issued by the association since 1931, with the exception of a four-year interruption during World War II.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above



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New post 28 Mar 2016, 01:25
subordinate clause = except.
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New post 14 Sep 2016, 11:29
except for ..gramatically correct
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New post 08 Sep 2017, 07:27
My answer choice was C: with the exeption of. Why is this not correct?
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New post 23 Nov 2017, 02:48
Candle wrote:
My answer choice was C: with the exeption of. Why is this not correct?

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In option C, There is no verb for the second part of the sentence
In ootion B, subordinate clause looks fine.
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New post 19 Dec 2017, 01:19
Both B and C sound fine to me... Does it come down to the comma and/or the wordiness of option C?
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New post 14 Mar 2018, 05:22
There is no proper explanation for the answer, but this line was taken from this article:
https://www.morningstar.com/news/dow-jo ... ary-4.html
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