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    The question is :

    Mary Sanders was a successful artist.Before she died, - - - - .

    You need to fill the blank.


    A) she should do practice
    B) she had better take photos
    C) she has won several awards
    D) she could draw many pictures






    Which answer is right ?



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    Re: About a Quiz Test Question

    None of them is natural.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    None of them is natural.
    Thank You For Your Reply

    They asked us this in high school placement exam today.

    And I picked C

    But they told that true answer is D

    From that view which is better answer ?

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    Re: About a Quiz Test Question

    I don't like any of them, but D is at least grammatical. C is not grammatical.

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    What does answer seems if we look to the meaning.

    I thought the C is more compatible with that sentence but if you say so...

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    #6

    Re: About a Quiz Test Question

    C is incorrect because of the word "has".

    "Before she died, she won several awards" would have been correct.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: About a Quiz Test Question

    C has the wrong verb tense. C would work with "had won" and even with just "won".

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    Re: About a Quiz Test Question

    Even these days a whole bunch of English textbooks offered to high school students in my country are full of errors. I just can't stand working with textbooks by non-native speakers. To be honest, the only answer that sounds reasonable here is D.

    Before he died, he could not be with everybody everywhere at once. (by Scott H. Hendrix)
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    Re: About a Quiz Test Question

    D is the least worst option. It doesn't make for a particularly natural pair of sentences IMO, but it is, at least, grammatically possible.

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