Although the turtle has been toothless for more than 150 : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
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Although the turtle has been toothless for more than 150 million years, in some contemporary turtle species the moderately sharp and jagged edges of their horny jaws function for teeth.

A)

B) its horny jaws function for teeth

C) its horny jaws function as do teeth

D) the horny jaws function as teeth do

E) the horny jaws function as teeth
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18 Jun 2007, 20:45
LM wrote:
Although the turtle has been toothless for more than 150 million years, in some contemporary turtle species the moderately sharp and jagged edges of their horny jaws function for teeth.

A)

B) its horny jaws function for teeth

C) its horny jaws function as do teeth

D) the horny jaws function as teeth do

E) the horny jaws function as teeth

E.. "as" is used as a prepositon only when it refers to the meaning of "in the capacity of "
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23 Jun 2007, 04:43
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I will go with answer E

OA is E
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species is plural or singular?
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13 Aug 2010, 05:49
species is both singular and plural because species have the same spelling in both singular and plural forms. SC gurus can comment on this more.

E is correct here.
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13 Aug 2010, 06:08
E it is! Thanks for the question!
Re: SC-Turtle   [#permalink] 13 Aug 2010, 06:08
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