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    Prepositions

    Dear teacher, there seems to be some confusion on the correct answer of the following question, and I would choose choice B (from / over). May I ask for your comment(s)? Thanks and regards.

    The Janissaries were mainly recruited _______ conquered Christian lands and gained great power _______ Süleyman the Magnificent in the sixteenth century.

    A) across / after
    B) from / over
    C) within / by
    D) in / under
    E) over / before


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    https://www.facebook.com/ydskursu
    https://www.facebook.com/ydsrehber/p...88854337883084
    http://www.kpds.org/uds/uds_sorulari..._mart_2001.pdf (9th question)
    http://www.dilforum.com/forum/archiv...hp/t-8713.html

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    Re: Prepositions

    Quote Originally Posted by Honore View Post
    Dear teacher, there seems to be some confusion on the correct answer of the following question, and I would choose choice B (from / over). May I ask for your comment(s)? Thanks and regards.

    The Janissaries were mainly recruited _______ conquered Christian lands and gained great power _______ Süleyman the Magnificent in the sixteenth century.

    A) across / after
    B) from / over
    C) within / by
    D) in / under
    E) over / before


    Sources:
    https://www.facebook.com/ydskursu
    https://www.facebook.com/ydsrehber/p...88854337883084
    http://www.kpds.org/uds/uds_sorulari..._mart_2001.pdf (9th question)
    http://www.dilforum.com/forum/archiv...hp/t-8713.html
    The sentence is grammatical with B but I think D is the correct answer.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 27-Jan-2014 at 17:27.

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    Re: Prepositions

    I like D.

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    Re: Prepositions

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I like D.
    Sorry, I meant to write D.

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