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When the government of a nation announced recently that a leader of the nationâ€™s political opposition had died of a mysterious illness in prison, few seasoned observers of the regime were surprised. As the police captain in an old movie remarked when asked about the condition of a prisoner, â€œWeâ€™re trying to decide whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.â€
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27 Mar 2007, 19:13
Can't decide between B and E...

If on the exam, I'd guess B and move on
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27 Mar 2007, 20:36
OA is E.

How did you get down to B and E.
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27 Mar 2007, 21:51
I think it is E b'cos

government of a nation announced leader of the nationâ€™s political opposition had died of a mysterious illness in prison. And [b]few [/b]seasoned observers of the regime were surprised.

"Weâ€™re trying to decide whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.â€
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27 Mar 2007, 22:26
nitinneha wrote:
OA is E.

How did you get down to B and E.

A and D are basically the same (if A, why not D? and vice versa)

As for C, it is just what the passage suggests by using the word "mysterious"... it's nothing new....

Ack! had 50% chance of getting it right, and got it wrong!
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27 Mar 2007, 22:27
[i]â€œWeâ€™re trying to decide whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.â€
27 Mar 2007, 22:27
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