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After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the [#permalink] ### Show Tags 17 Feb 2008, 09:58 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics After suffering$2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nation’s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery.
(A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have
(B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having
(C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has
(D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has
(E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have
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After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nation’s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery. (A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have (B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having (C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has (D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has (E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have I would go for A. from ( X and Y ) to Z B C E uses incorrect idiom. Between A and D. I think "it" is not required . Senior Manager Joined: 15 Aug 2007 Posts: 291 Followers: 3 Kudos [?]: 95 [0], given: 0 Re: SC : semiconductor indusrty [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Feb 2008, 02:30 OA A. I posted this question as I wanted to be sure what is wrong with D. I assume , that the use of "it"is not wrong but just redundant. Manager Joined: 10 Dec 2006 Posts: 90 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0 Re: SC : semiconductor indusrty [#permalink] ### Show Tags 19 Feb 2008, 19:39 I would go for A You use that to introduce a clause. Here, a phrase "appears to have made" is more clear and concise. B,C,E do not use the right idiom (run from x to y). Director Joined: 30 Jun 2007 Posts: 793 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 157 [0], given: 0 Re: SC : semiconductor indusrty [#permalink] ### Show Tags 19 Feb 2008, 23:55 Subject: the nation’s semiconductor industry singular and requires singular verb : appears Idiom usage: from X to Y: Eliminate B, C and E (A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have (B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having (C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has (D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has [It has no clear referent eliminate it] (E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have Answer: A Re: SC : semiconductor indusrty [#permalink] 19 Feb 2008, 23:55 Similar topics Replies Last post Similar Topics: After suffering$2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the 15 18 Jan 2010, 09:55
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