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Asset allocators create portfolios, often in the form
of mutual funds, with the intention to turn in good
results in both "bull" and "bear" markets.

A. with the intention
B. the intention of which is
C. intended
D. and intending
E. so intended as
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I selected A, which is wrong. What's your selection and why? Thanks!
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11 Aug 2006, 15:07
I pick C, using participle in a modifier

B is wrong for "intention of portfolios"... each portfolio has its own intention, so intention must be plural

D has a problem with gerund... playing a role of a verb but meaning an action

E uses idiom incorrectly

A is wrong because you said so no, 'intention' is singular
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11 Aug 2006, 19:38
C
Intended to

A will not work - with the intention of is correct.
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11 Aug 2006, 20:41
Picked C in 30 seconds. Typical particple modifier.
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12 Aug 2006, 05:31
The correct idioms are:

1. With the intention of~
2. Intended to~

(C) wins here.

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05 Sep 2007, 14:53
bmwhype2 wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
The correct idioms are:

1. With the intention of~
2. Intended to~

(C) wins here.

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nice. could not figure out why it was not A.

I agree. I actually picked A because I feel that "with the intention" correctly modifies "allocators" rather than "intended", which modifies "portfolio.
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05 Sep 2007, 14:56
From the posts I read, "with the intention to" is incorrect idiom
"intention of" is correct.
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