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An unusually strong cyclist [u]can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set[/u] a new distance record for human-powered aircraft in MIT’s diaphanous construction of graphite fiber and plastic.
(A) can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set
(B) it is hoped, can provide enough power that will set
(C) hopefully can provide enough power, this will set
(D) is hopeful to set
(E) hopes setting
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New post 25 Nov 2005, 23:03
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An unusually strong cyclist can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set a new distance record for human-powered aircraft in MIT’s diaphanous construction of graphite fiber and plastic.
(A) can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set
(B) it is hoped, can provide enough power that will set
(C) hopefully can provide enough power, this will set
(D) is hopeful to set
(E) hopes setting


NOTE : whenever you see "hope" , right away cross those answer choices with "hopefully"/"hopeful" ( if the subject is a thing) . Right away consider those answer choices with "it is hoped" , they're among correct answers.

So,here, A and B can be correct . But "enough...that" in B is incorrect idiom ---> cross B. A retains.
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andy_gr8 wrote:
An unusually strong cyclist can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set a new distance record for human-powered aircraft in MIT’s diaphanous construction of graphite fiber and plastic.
(A) can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set
(B) it is hoped, can provide enough power that will set
(C) hopefully can provide enough power, this will set
(D) is hopeful to set
(E) hopes setting


Omit it is hoped in the original sentence and it`s still grammatically correct.

(A) should be it.
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New post 26 Nov 2005, 19:53
sandalphon wrote:
Stuoid question: Why not E?


'E' - needs 'to set' & it also changes the meaning.

Please correct me if I'm wrong!
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