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184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2008, 01:45
184. Building large new hospitals in the bistate area would constitute a wasteful use of resources, on the basis of avoidance of duplicated facilities alone.
(A) on the basis of avoidance of duplicated facilities alone
(B) on the grounds of avoiding duplicated facilities alone
(C) solely in that duplicated facilities should be avoided
(D) while the duplication of facilities should be avoided
(E) if only because the duplication of facilities should be avoided
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2008, 01:56
(A) on the basis of avoidance of duplicated facilities alone [“alone” awkward – eliminate it]
(B) on the grounds of avoiding duplicated facilities alone [“alone” awkward – eliminate it]
(C) solely in that duplicated facilities should be avoided [ “solely” – Eliminate it]
(D) while the duplication of facilities should be avoided [while – introduces contrasting thought – eliminate it]
(E) if only because the duplication of facilities should be avoided [hold it]

Answer: E
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2010, 12:48
It is a conditional construction, so E.
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 18 Jul 2010, 20:24
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good work, the two sides of the sentence should be in agreement as is shown by E
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 20 Jul 2010, 06:57
gmatpill wrote:
good work, the two sides of the sentence should be in agreement as is shown by E


what do you mean by agreement?
which kind of agreement do you refer to?
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 20 Jul 2010, 20:28
Why not C, I don't understand why the word solely makes this an elimination.
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2010, 18:10
that was tricky, but E sounds best
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2010, 12:07
someone needs to explain this one thanks.
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Re: 184. On the basis [#permalink] New post 02 Aug 2010, 20:08
tricky between C & E, but solely eliminates C!!
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