Assuming that no news is good news, we did not bother to : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 16 Jan 2017, 06:37

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Assuming that no news is good news, we did not bother to

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Director
Joined: 14 Jan 2007
Posts: 777
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 136 [0], given: 0

Assuming that no news is good news, we did not bother to [#permalink]

### Show Tags

02 May 2007, 01:11
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

100% (01:01) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Assuming that no news is good news, we did not bother to find out about his whereabouts.

(A) Assuming that no news is good news, we

(B) Assuming that no news was good news, we

(C) We assumed that no news was good news and

(D) On assuming that no news is good news, we

(E) Assuming no news to be good news, we

If you have any questions
New!
Manager
Joined: 04 Oct 2006
Posts: 78
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

02 May 2007, 02:00
We need the present because no news are always good news. It is not time dependant. Then A, D or E.

"To assume that" sounds idiomatic then A or D

"Assuming" sounds better than "On assuming" then A left.
Manager
Joined: 30 Mar 2007
Posts: 217
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

02 May 2007, 04:08
Assuming that no news is good news, we did not bother to find out about his whereabouts.

(A) Assuming that no news is good news, we
correct
(B) Assuming that no news was good news, we
present tense is needed
(C) We assumed that no news was good news and
present tense is needed
(D) On assuming that no news is good news, we
On does not give any additional information...so just assuming should be preferred

(E) Assuming no news to be good news, we
That is needed as subjective mode is correct over here (please let me know if assumption can be taken under subjective mode)
Director
Joined: 13 Mar 2007
Posts: 545
Schools: MIT Sloan
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 69 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

14 May 2007, 15:28
I go with E

Is there an idiomatic usage - assuming x to be y ?
14 May 2007, 15:28
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
6 While the base salary for new analysts at the firm did not change from 8 24 Jun 2016, 20:47
4 Good news in the world's poorest countries is that growth 14 30 Jul 2013, 05:03
1 Assuming that no news is good news, we did not bother to 4 19 Sep 2010, 10:05
We are working on a new set of Verbal Tests for GMAT Club. 7 15 Mar 2009, 22:19
We are working on a new set of Verbal Tests for GMAT Club. 4 15 Mar 2009, 22:16
Display posts from previous: Sort by