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# A majority of the international journalists surveyed view

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A majority of the international journalists surveyed view nuclear power stations as unsafe at present but that they will, or could, be made sufficiently safe in the future.
(A) that they will, or could,
(B) that they would, or could,
(C) they will be or could
(D) think that they will be or could
(E) think the power stations would or could
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06 Feb 2009, 21:42
i choose A

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after thinking for a while, i guess it should be D or E
two reasons make me choose D
1. "that" after "think" in D, no "that" in E
2. "would" indicates a sense of "possibility", which is redundant with "could" in E

A majority of the international journalists surveyed view nuclear power stations as unsafe at present but that they will, or could, be made sufficiently safe in the future.
(A) that they will, or could, (view that, sounds awkward)
(B) that they would, or could, (same as A)
(C) they will be or could
(D) think that they will be or could
(E) think the power stations would or could

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06 Feb 2009, 21:47

Explain why did you choose that Answer?
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06 Feb 2009, 21:50
x2suresh wrote:

Explain why did you choose that Answer?

IMO you need the word "think there" and repeating "power stations" is redundant, thus D
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07 Feb 2009, 18:06
OA is D
Source : Brutal Sc's

No OE ..
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09 Feb 2009, 10:47
Anyone with the explanation of OA? Is "be" not extra with option D?
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09 Feb 2009, 13:44
The problem with E is the structure of the sentence I think.

... but think IC [ the power stations would or could be made sufficiently safe in the future ] ...

How can we connect the IC with the sentence [ think in our case ] without a relative pronoun [ THAT in our case ] ?

If the second half was not a IC and a phrase instead , E would have been the correct pick.
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09 Feb 2009, 15:48
I agree with E as well.

To me D has an ambiguous pronoun reference, something that E clears up.

Who can explain D over E?
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09 Feb 2009, 16:39
IgnitedMind wrote:
I agree with E as well.

To me D has an ambiguous pronoun reference, something that E clears up.

Who can explain D over E?

"power stations" is redundant in E
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09 Feb 2009, 18:17
x2suresh wrote:
A majority of the international journalists surveyed view nuclear power stations as unsafe at present but that they will, or could, be made sufficiently safe in the future.

(A) that they will, or could,
(B) that they would, or could,
(C) they will be or could
(D) think that they will be or could
(E) think the power stations would or could

A: Two issues: not parallel in two fronts:
1: A majority of the international journalists surveyed view ............ and think ....
2: they will be or could, be
B: Simialr to A.
C: Not parallel: A majority of the international journalists surveyed view ............ and think ....
D: Parallel in both cases.
E: Not paralllel in second case: the power stations would be or could be

D is correct.
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24 Dec 2009, 03:34
Can someone explain when "be" is understood and when it is necessary? I usually get confused when it is understood and when it is required for parallelism.

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