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# A President entering the final two years of a second term is

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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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vazlkaiye porkalam vazltuthan parkanum.... porkalam maralam porkalthan maruma

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07 Feb 2006, 21:37
A for me too
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08 Feb 2006, 05:08
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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08 Feb 2006, 07:51
~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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06 Aug 2007, 07:24
A
parallel

likely + inifintive

likely to be wrong...
likely to cheat on his wife...
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09 Oct 2007, 20:21
Dumb question - why does "likely" have to be followed by "to be" ?
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11 Oct 2007, 01:47
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)
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11 Oct 2007, 17:02
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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