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Referring to rules of Manhattan SC, I see A to be correct.

The order of mentioning names is third person, second person, first person.
Ex; He, You, I.
Here below are the pronouns to be used in the respective place.
SUBJECTOBJECTPOSSESSIVE
I me my,mine
you you your,yours
he him his

2.After extensive trials, the coach chose four swimmers to make up the relay team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
A. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
B. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and I.
C. team, Joan and I, Alice and Judy.
D. team, I, Joan, Judy, and Alice.
E. team, and they are Joan, Judy, Alice and me.

Here below are my reasons for IMO D.

Though dentists recommend brushing ones teeth three times a day, many adult Americans brush just twice a day and floss hardly never.
A. brush just twice a day and floss hardly never
** "brush just twice a day" seems to be OK but the following phrase"floss hardly never" should be expressed with a "but" in order to signify n also the construction seems passive here.
B. brush your teeth twice and never floss
**This can be eliminated bcoz "daily" is not mentioned
C. brush just twice but rarely floss at all
**Same reason as the above
D. brush twice daily but hardly ever floss
E. only brush twice daily and rarely floss at all
**The placement of "only" changes the intent

I know that A and B are wrong, but cant decide between C,D and E. . help!!:-(
Though dentists recommend brushing ones teeth three times a day, many adult Americans brush just twice a day and floss hardly never.
A. brush just twice a day and floss hardly never
B. brush your teeth twice and never floss
C. brush just twice but rarely floss at all
D. brush twice daily but hardly ever floss
E. only brush twice daily and rarely floss at all

I know that A and B are wrong, but cant decide between C,D and E. . help!!:-(


I think the correct answer is D.

C is not right it incompletely says-brush just twice. it doesnot complete bursh twice daily.
D is correct cause after the phrase-brush twice daily, a contrast is required b/w the first and 2nd phrase which D provides by using but, and E does not provide.


2.After extensive trials, the coach chose four swimmers to make up the relay team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
A. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
B. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and I.
C. team, Joan and I, Alice and Judy.
D. team, I, Joan, Judy, and Alice.
E. team, and they are Joan, Judy, Alice and me.


The answer is A.
Reason as follows:


"I" is normally the subject pronoun and "me" is the object pronoun. (Nominative and indicative, if you really want to know.) That is, "I" is used when you are doing the action in the sentence, and "me" when you are receiving it. The simplest way to tell which is right is to take out all the unnecessary extra words from a complex sentence and see if what you have makes sense with I or with ME.

For example, you'll hear a lot of uneducated or unthinking people say something such as "It's important to you and I". Get rid of the YOU AND, and you're left with the nonsense phrase "It's important to I", so the correct phrasing must be "It's important to (you and) ME".

Rest chocies- C,D and E are all wordy and awkward.

Do tell the OA/Answers.

Regards,
Neha
Though dentists recommend brushing ones teeth three times a day, many adult Americans brush just twice a day and floss hardly never.
A. brush just twice a day and floss hardly never
B. brush your teeth twice and never floss
C. brush just twice but rarely floss at all
D. brush twice daily but hardly ever floss
E. only brush twice daily and rarely floss at all

I know that A and B are wrong, but cant decide between C,D and E. . help!!:-(

I think the answer is E.
Tell me the correct answer.
2.After extensive trials, the coach chose four swimmers to make up the relay team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
A. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
B. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and I.
C. team, Joan and I, Alice and Judy.
D. team, I, Joan, Judy, and Alice.
E. team, and they are Joan, Judy, Alice and me.

As far as i have read wren n martin the answer should be A. Correct me if I am wrong.

2.After extensive trials, the coach chose four swimmers to make up the relay team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
A. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and me.
B. team, Joan, Judy, Alice, and I.
C. team, Joan and I, Alice and Judy.
D. team, I, Joan, Judy, and Alice.
E. team, and they are Joan, Judy, Alice and me.

Though dentists recommend brushing ones teeth three times a day, many adult Americans brush just twice a day and floss hardly never.
A. brush just twice a day and floss hardly never
B. brush your teeth twice and never floss
C. brush just twice but rarely floss at all
D. brush twice daily but hardly ever floss
E. only brush twice daily and rarely floss at all

I know that A and B are wrong, but cant decide between C,D and E. . help!!:-(

thank u...

4)By the mid-seventeenth century, Amsterdam had built a new town hall so large that only St. Peter's in Rome, the Escorial in Spain, and the Palazza Ducale in Venice could rival it for scale or magnificence.
A) were its rival as to
as to is unwanted
B) were rivaling its
rivaling sound awkward
C) could be its rivals in their
we dont know to which noun "their" refers
D) could rival it for
perfect
E) were the rivals of it in their
we dont know to which noun "their" refers
In a period of time when women typically have had a narrow range of choices, Mary Baker Eddy became a distinguished writer and the founder, architect, and builder of a growing church.
A) Typically, during a time when women
Typically, during a time changes the meaning od sentence
B) During a time in which typically women have
typically women is faulty and have is not required here
C) In a period of time when women typically have
have is not required here
D) At a time when women typically
perfect
E) Typically in a time in which women
in a time is wrong


My answers for above SC's D and D


A huge flying reptile that died out with the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago, the Quetzalcoatlus had a wingspan of 36 feet, believed to be the largest flying creature the world has ever seen.
A) and that is believed to be
B) believed to be
C) which was, it is believed,
D) and it is believed to have been
E) which is believed to be

Here...why not A but D..

These days,I'm all confused over selecting the correct answer from the last two options

Hey bud, you are not alone...The more I do the q's, the more confused i become (err... is that the correct idiom?? tense??....:lookround:) But here's what i think..
That/ it are both pronouns so they have equal weight, they could refer to the bird or the wingspan
to be/to have been... according to the tense "rule", present perfect should be used for action that was true in the past and continue to be true in the present. I did the Q a few days back and picked D, based on the above.

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