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    help me please

    Question 5 in Section 9 of Test 5
    Mc Graw Hill's 12 SAT Practice Test

    The fact of the island's strong natural defenses made it a natural choice by the naval commander to station his ships there.
    a. The fact fo the island's strong natural defenses made it a natural choice by the naval commander to station his ships there.
    b. The naval commander chose to station his ships on the island because it had strong natural defenses.
    c. The island's strong natural defenses made the naval commander choose to station his ships on it.
    d. Due to its strong natural defenses, the naval commander stationed his ships on the island by choice.
    e. The island was the choice for the naval commander's stationing his ships because of its strong natural defenses

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    Re: help me please

    Quote Originally Posted by minhman View Post
    Question 5 in Section 9 of Test 5
    Mc Graw Hill's 12 SAT Practice Test

    The fact of the island's strong natural defenses made it a natural choice by the naval commander to station his ships there.
    a. The fact fo the island's strong natural defenses made it a natural choice by the naval commander to station his ships there.
    b. The naval commander chose to station his ships on the island because it had strong natural defenses.
    c. The island's strong natural defenses made the naval commander choose to station his ships on it.
    d. Due to its strong natural defenses, the naval commander stationed his ships on the island by choice.
    e. The island was the choice for the naval commander's stationing his ships because of its strong natural defenses
    The correct sentence is b.

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    Thank you, sir.

    In my opinion, choice b and c both are correct. Could you please tell me why we can't choose c as our answer?

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    Re: help me please

    Quote Originally Posted by minhman View Post
    Thank you, sir.

    In my opinion, choice b and c both are correct. Could you please tell me why we can't choose c as our answer?
    c) is grammatically correct but it is a badly constructed sentence and reads awkwardly. b) is much better.

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