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19. A President entering the final two years of a second term is likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to carry out a legislative program.
(A) likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to
(B) likely severely disadvantaged and often unable to
(C) liable to be severely disadvantaged and cannot often
(D) liable that he or she is at a severe disadvantage and cannot often
(E) at a severe disadvantage, often likely to be unable that he or she can
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 [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2006, 20:37
A for me too :!: :!:
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2006, 04:08
Yep guys the OA is A , This question is in the OG also. Can any one temme y it is A... thnks
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 [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2006, 06:51
~to be at a severe disadvantage~ is commonly used interdisciplinary.

likely to be~ is idiomatic

(A) has got to be it.
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 [#permalink] New post 06 Aug 2007, 06:24
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parallel


likely + inifintive

likely to be wrong...
likely to cheat on his wife...
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Oct 2007, 19:21
Dumb question - why does "likely" have to be followed by "to be" ?
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2007, 00:47
Big-O wrote:
Dumb question - why does "likely" have to be followed by "to be" ?


It's idiomatic :-)
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A President entering the final two years of a second term is likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to carry out a legislative program.

(A) likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to
(B) likely severely disadvantaged and often unable to
(C) liable to be severely disadvantaged and cannot often
(D) liable that he or she is at a severe disadvantage and cannot often
(E) at a severe disadvantage, often likely to be unable that he or she can => awkward

Between A & C
In C ........cannot often ....should be....often cannot (i think)
My Answer: A
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Oct 2007, 16:02
you are linking 2 things with "and", so the parts on either side of the "and" have to be similar in structure...so ll-ism is required here...
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