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    Archaeologists in Ireland believe that a recently discovered chalice, which dates from the eighth century, was probably buried to keep from being stolen by invaders.

    (A) to keep from
    (B) to keep it from
    (C) to avoid
    (D) in order that it would avoid
    (E) in order to keep from

    the correct answer is B. What is wrong with C? and how is B better when compared to C?


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    Re: being

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    Archaeologists in Ireland believe that a recently discovered chalice, which dates from the eighth century, was probably buried to keep from being stolen by invaders.

    (A) to keep from
    (B) to keep it from
    (C) to avoid
    (D) in order that it would avoid
    (E) in order to keep from

    the correct answer is B. What is wrong with C? and how is B better when compared to C? Nothing, save that C requires "it" to make sense.
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