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While Hollywood makes films primarily for entertainment, the motion picture was not first developed to entertain, but it was to allow detailed analysis of animal motion.

(A) was not first developed to entertain, but it was

(B) was developed not first to entertain, but it was

(C) was first developed not to entertain, but

(D) did not first develop for entertainment, but

(E) did not first develop for entertainment, but it was

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Only C has correct parallel structure. IMO C.
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While Hollywood makes films primarily for entertainment, the motion picture was not first developed to entertain, but it was to allow detailed analysis of animal motion.

A. was not first developed to entertain, but it was

B. was developed not first to entertain, but it was

C. was first developed not to entertain, but

D. did not first develop for entertainment, but

E. did not first develop for entertainment, but it was


Only C maintains the correct idiom usage: not to entertain, but to allow
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While Hollywood makes films primarily for entertainment, the motion picture was not first developed to entertain, but it was to allow detailed analysis of animal motion.

A. was not first developed to entertain, but it was --> "not ... but" construction. not parallel

B. was developed not first to entertain, but it was --> not parallel

C. was first developed not to entertain, but --> correct

D. did not first develop for entertainment, but --> not parallel

E. did not first develop for entertainment, but it was --> not parallel
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Answer C. Not X But Y parallelism is correct.


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While Hollywood makes films primarily for entertainment, the motion picture was not first developed to entertain, but it was to allow detailed analysis of animal motion.

A. was not first developed to entertain, but it was

B. was developed not first to entertain, but it was

C. was first developed not to entertain, but

D. did not first develop for entertainment, but

E. did not first develop for entertainment, but it was


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Option C as the perfect parallelism structure "NOT X BUT Y"
Rest all Options are violating parallelism
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