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    The Ford Theater where Lincoln was shot...

    I've come across this question and although I know the right answer is B (must have been restored), I can't seem to figure out why C (must be restoring) is wrong. Can anybody explain this?

    1- The Ford Theater where Lincoln was shot...
    a) must restore
    b) must have been restored
    c) must be restoring
    d) must restored

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    Re: The Ford Theater where Lincoln was shot...

    A theatre cannot restore itself.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: The Ford Theater where Lincoln was shot...

    Got it! Thanks a lot for your quick reply!

    When I translate "must be restoring" to portuguese it makes complete sense, that's why I couldn't make it out.

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    Re: The Ford Theater where Lincoln was shot...

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    A theatre cannot restore itself.
    I'm not saying you are wrong but can't "must have been restored" also say "must have been restored by itself"?

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    Re: The Ford Theater where Lincoln was shot...

    No.

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    Re: The Ford Theater where Lincoln was shot...

    Quote Originally Posted by mawes12 View Post
    I'm not saying you are wrong but can't "must have been restored" also say "must have been restored by itself"?
    Not with a theatre- people paint theatres; they don't paint themselves. A theatre is not like a living body that can work on itself.

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