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86. Appearing to be the only candidate whose views would be acceptable to its membership, the Youth Canorous finally endorsed Gorge for city council.

A) Appearing to be
B) Seeming to be
C) Because he appeared to be
D) Because he seemed
E) Being
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86. Appearing to be the only candidate whose views would be acceptable to its membership, the Youth Canorous finally endorsed Gorge for city council.

A) Appearing to be
B) Seeming to be
C) Because he appeared to be
D) Because he seemed
E) Being


C

A , B and E have logic error because "appearing, seeming, and being " will modify "the Youth Canorous"
For example
"the Youth Canorous" can not "appear[ing] to be the only candidate"

D wrong because it omits "to" after "seemed"
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Re: sc appear/seem [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2008, 08:32
A) Appearing to be [Incorrectly modifying the Youth Canorous – eliminate it]
B) Seeming to be [Incorrectly modifying the Youth Canorous – eliminate it]
C) Because he appeared to be [hold it]
D) Because he seemed ["to be" missing - eliminate it]
E) Being [ Being is almost always wrong on the GMAT – eliminate it]

Answer: C
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Re: sc appear/seem [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2008, 09:17
hanumayamma wrote:
A) Appearing to be [Incorrectly modifying the Youth Canorous – eliminate it]
B) Seeming to be [Incorrectly modifying the Youth Canorous – eliminate it]
C) Because he appeared to be [hold it]
D) Because he seemed ["to be" missing - eliminate it]
E) Being [ Being is almost always wrong on the GMAT – eliminate it]

Answer: C


yes OA is C. I wasn't in the right mood actually!
Re: sc appear/seem   [#permalink] 14 Feb 2008, 09:17
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