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This question presents a sentence, part of which or all of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence, you will find five ways of phrasing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original; the other four are different. If you think the original is best, choose the first answer; otherwise, choose one of the others.

The students worked diligently together on their project until they are too tired to work any longer, then they took a brief break to rest before tackling the project again, because it is due the following morning.

A

The students worked diligently together on their project until they are too tired to work any longer, then they took a brief break to rest before tackling the project again, because it is due the following morning.

B

The students, working diligently together on their project until they were too tired to work any longer, then they took a brief break to rest before tackling the project again--it was due the following morning.

C

The students work diligently together on their project until they are too tired to work any longer, then they take a brief break to rest, before tackling the project again, because it is due the following morning.

D

The students worked diligently together on their project until they were too tired to work any longer; they then took a brief break to rest before tackling the project again, because it was due the following morning.

E

The students worked diligently together on their project until they were too tired to work any longer: then they took a brief break to rest before tackling the project again, because it would be due the following morning.

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