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Assuming that no news is good news, we did not bother to [#permalink] New post 02 May 2007, 01:11
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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

Please answer with logic. OA later.
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 [#permalink] New post 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.
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 [#permalink] New post 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)
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 [#permalink] New post 14 May 2007, 15:28
I go with E

Is there an idiomatic usage - assuming x to be y ?
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