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# Because of a similarity to dance, synchronized

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Because of a similarity to dance, synchronized swimmingâ€”exhibition swimming in which the movements of one or more swimmers synchronize to a musical accompanimentâ€”is sometimes called water ballet, especially in theatrical situations.

A. of one or more swimmers synchronize to
B. of one swimmer or more is synchronized with
C. of one or more swimmers are synchronized with
D. by one swimmer or more is synchronized to
E. by one or more swimmers synchronize to
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23 Oct 2006, 13:56
Think it is (C) "synchronized with" seems to be idiomatic.
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23 Oct 2006, 19:46
mukeshnathani wrote:
Think it is (C) "synchronized with" seems to be idiomatic.

And movements - are for SV agreement.
One more for C.
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23 Oct 2006, 19:50
KC wrote:
Because of a similarity to dance, synchronized swimmingâ€”exhibition swimming in which the movements of one or more swimmers synchronize to a musical accompanimentâ€”is sometimes called water ballet, especially in theatrical situations.

A. of one or more swimmers synchronize to
B. of one swimmer or more is synchronized with
C. of one or more swimmers are synchronized with
D. by one swimmer or more is synchronized to
E. by one or more swimmers synchronize to

C

I believe that "synchronized with" is the correct usage. Not a 100% sure though. A, D and E out.
Since, the synchronizing part refers to the movements, "is" in B and D is incorrect.
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24 Oct 2006, 11:41
Good Jobs!!

OA is C =)
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26 Oct 2006, 08:24
kripalkavi wrote:
mukeshnathani wrote:
Think it is (C) "synchronized with" seems to be idiomatic.

And movements - are for SV agreement.
One more for C.

And, "one or more + noun" always takes the plural structure.
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