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Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and glass clippings.
A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

C) prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings

D) that leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills.

E) that landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and glass clippings.

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27 Jan 2009, 00:24
x2suresh wrote:
Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and glass clippings.
A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

C) prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings

D) that leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills.

E) that landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and glass clippings.

prohibit from is the correct idiom. C
but ban and prohibit looks ambiguous for me also.
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27 Jan 2009, 01:36
I will go for D.

A, B and C are out for using redundant word "prohibit".
E distorts the meaning. Landfills cannot or can accept.
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27 Jan 2009, 01:42
C uses the correct idiom and is therefore the correct answer.

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Re: sc -landfills   [#permalink] 27 Jan 2009, 01:42
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