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According to the professor’s philosophy, the antidote to envy is one’s own work, always one’s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it.

(A) one’s own work, always one’s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it
(B) always work; because you don’t think about it or assess it, you just do it
(C) always one’s own work: not thinking about or assessing it, but simply to do it
(D) not to think or assess, but doing one’s own work
(E) neither to think about one’s own work nor to assess it, it is always simply doing it
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Agree with A. Rest of the options violate //ism or use ';' inappropriately.
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I would go with 'B'
ssumitsh, Do you care to explain why you think ';' is used inappropriately in 'B'.
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B seems to right at a glance why is it not correct? can somebody explain why is it A and not B (if it is A). what is the OA?
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I would also go for A from POE, but I am not comfortable with one’s own work, always one’s own work. May be the author wants to emphasize but the sentence is looking redundent.
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New post 05 Jan 2005, 09:57
Hi Rthothad

I think ';' is used inappropriately because 'because you don’t think about it or assess it, you just do it ' does not make sense independently. ';' should separate two clauses or sentences that can exist independently and meaningfully.
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Hi Rthothad

I think ';' is used inappropriately because 'because you don’t think about it or assess it, you just do it ' does not make sense independently. ';' should separate two clauses or sentences that can exist independently and meaningfully.

that makes sense.. I stand corrected. change my answer to A.
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New post 05 Jan 2005, 10:13
At first glance, I think A is ok. But when I see B, it seems ok too.
C, D, E all have parallelism error.

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New post 05 Jan 2005, 12:35
ssumitsh, It does not have to make sense, the two sentences on either side of the ';' must be able to stand alone as independent sentences, given that, I think 'B' sounds good.
Moreover, 'A' & 'C' are wrong because of the incorrect usage of ':', colon should be used to equate a list with its components.
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New post 06 Jan 2005, 04:07
Thanks Rthothad.

I am skeptical about B because it changes "own work" to "work" i.e. it changes the meaning of the sentence.

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Well the OA is 'A'.
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