Charles Lindbergh

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Charles Lindbergh

by iamcste » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:52 am
Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he therefore refused to carry even a pound of mail, despite being offered $1,000 to do so.

A. Charles Lindbergh, for his attempt at a solo transatlantic flight, was very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he therefore
B. When Charles Lindbergh was attempting his solo transatlantic flight, being very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane, he
C. Since he was very reluctant to carry any extra weight on his plane when he was attempting his solo transatlantic flight, so Charles Lindbergh
D. Being very reluctant to carry any extra weight on his plane when he attempted his solo transatlantic flight was the reason that Charles Lindbergh
E. Very reluctant to have any extra weight on his plane when he attempted his solo transatlantic flight, Charles Lindbergh

what split would you choose to kill two or more options for this problem

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by vivek1110 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:43 am
IMO E
Is caught between a rock and a hard place!

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by Shawshank » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:52 am
IMO -- E
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by akahuja143 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:28 am
IMO E

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by iamcste » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:13 am
can you'l please give your reasoning and respond to my question. IMOs wont help me or you either.

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by cccmom » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:43 am
A - "for his attempt" is very awkward to me. The whole sentence is wordy and it is also passive "was very"
B out b/c of the "being very reluctant" - this is wordy
C - Since indicates a continuing action, it happened and it is still happening. This is clearly not the case the action ended when he "refused." So, C is outl
D - is out for the same reason as B
E - makes sense the phrase describes him and the verb logically follows