Although severely damaged in the hurricane, the captain was able to repair the generator so that it could power the

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Although severely damaged in the hurricane, the captain was able to repair the generator so that it could power the hospital until the city’s electricity was restored.

A: Although severely damaged in the hurricane, the captain was able to repair
B: Although severely damaged in the hurricane, the captain had repaired
C: Although it had been severely damaged in the hurricane, the captain was able to repair
D: Severely damaged though it had been in the hurricane, the captain had been able to repair
E: Damaged severely in the hurricane, the captain was able to repair


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Option A - Incorrect
'Although severely damaged in the hurricane...' This phrase refers to or explains that the captain was damaged which is not what the sentence is talking about.

Option B - Incorrect
The use of the past perfect tense in this sentence changed the meaning of what the author is trying to pass across. The very would have been used with the generator as it was repaired later.

Option C - Correct
The use of the third person pronoun 'it' solves the problem of identifying the subject that was damaged. it also adds to the intending meaning and passes the necessary information.

Option D - Incorrect
The use of the past perfect tense in the wrong position (it should be used in an earlier event, not in a later event). The modifier did not pass out the necessary information needed.

Option E - Incorrect
This answer choice is also passing the wrong information as in option A. Instead of modifying the generator, it is modifying the captain.