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A natural response of communities devastated by earthquake [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2007, 14:44
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A natural response of communities devastated by earthquake or flood is to rebuild on teh same site, overlooking the possibility that the forces that caused it could be repeated.

(b) overlooking the possibility that the forces causing it could be repeated
(c) overlooking that the forces that caused the disaster could also cause another one
(d) without considering that the forces causing the disaster could be repeated
(e) withouth considering that the forces that caused the disaster could also cause another such disaster
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Re: SC - devastated community [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2007, 16:17
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A natural response of communities devastated by earthquake or flood is to rebuild on teh same site, overlooking the possibility that the forces that caused it could be repeated.

(b) overlooking the possibility that the forces causing it could be repeated
(c) overlooking that the forces that caused the disaster could also cause another one
(d) without considering that the forces causing the disaster could be repeated
(e) withouth considering that the forces that caused the disaster could also cause another such disaster


B: "IT" is incorrect
C: "Another one" of what? Site? Disaster?
D: Forces getting repeated will not necessarily cause the disaster again.
E: Correct
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 [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2007, 17:58
Why is 'IT' incorrect here? Could someone explain the modifier problem here ?
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2007, 16:08
The use of the pronoun "It" is incorrect along the answer choices, which leaves us with C and E.

I prefer C to E as E is wordy.

MY ANSWER: C
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jun 2007, 08:07
eliminate B&D.
not C, because overlooking what??
left with A &E
E is wordy, in A 'it' is ambiguous
best to go with E
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jun 2007, 12:16
E. even though it is wordy. It has clear referents.
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Re: SC - devastated community [#permalink] New post 30 May 2011, 23:50
Tough one. Got it wrong :)
Re: SC - devastated community   [#permalink] 30 May 2011, 23:50
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