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    G.O. is offline Newbie
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    Question coordinate conjunction "and"

    "Some experts say our education system, with its strong emphasis on testing and rigid separation of students into different levels of ability, also bears blame for the disappearance of drive in some kids."

    It the sentence above, what two noun phrases does the word "and" combine?
    Please choose from among the four choices below and explain.

    (A) [strong emphasis on testing] + [rigid separation of students . . . ability]
    (B) [testing] + [rigid separation of students . . . ability]
    (C) Both of the above
    (D) None of the above

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    Default Re: coordinate conjunction "and"

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    Default Re: coordinate conjunction "and"

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