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Post Tue May 01, 2007 8:46 pm
983.The skill and the precision of the Anasazi, ancient inhabitants of the Southwest, in measuring the movements of the Sun and Moon is evidenced not only at Chaco Canyon but at a number of other sites.

(A) in measuring the movements of the Sun and Moon is evidenced not only at
(B) in measuring the movements of the Sun and Moon are evidenced not only at
(C) in measuring the movements of the Sun and Moon is evidenced at not only
(D) to measure the movements of the Sun and Moon is evidenced at not only
(E) to measure the movements of the Sun and Moon are evidenced not only at

Why B and not E?

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Post Mon May 07, 2007 2:53 pm
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skill and the precision
Skill AND precision require 'are'.

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Post Wed May 02, 2007 7:11 am
The skill...in measuring is the proper idiom here, not the skill...to measure

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