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  1. InthemindsofmanypeoplelivinginEngland, before Australia was Australia, it was the antipodes, the opposite pole to civilization, an obscure and unimaginable place that was considered the end of the world.
    (A) before Australia was Australia, it was the antipodes
    (B) before there was Australia, it was the antipodes
    © it was the antipodes that was Australia
    (D) Australia was what was the antipodes
    (E) Australia was what had been known as the antipodes

我选了e, 对这道题不是很明白

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the first “Australia” means the continent and the second “Australia” in choice “A” means the country. All the other choices change this correct original meaning and thus the right answer is “A”.