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by anshulagarwal12 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:31 am
Although she had signed a pledge of abstinence while being an adolescent Frances Willard was 35 years old before she chose to become a temperance activist.
(A) while being an adolescent
(B) while in adolescence
(C) at the time of her being adolescent
(D) as being in adolescence
(E) as an adolescent

I am confused between C & E.

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by Birottam Dutta » Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:09 am
C is very wordy and awkward.

E is clear and concise.

Will go with E.

Hope this is the correct answer.

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by anshulagarwal12 » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:08 pm
Hi Birottam datta,

Thanks for your reply. Yes it is correct.

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by Lifetron » Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:42 pm
E looks Good !

I'll go with E