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Because the People s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part [#permalink] New post 21 May 2013, 09:34
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Because the People’s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part of its “One China” territory and refuses to have diplomatic relations with any nation that recognizes Taiwan as an independent nation, most western nations do not have formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, though most unofficially consider that Taiwan is an independent state.
(A) that Taiwan is an independent state
(B) Taiwan is an independent state
(C) Taiwan as an independent state
(D) Taiwan as being an independent state
(E) Taiwan an independent state


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Re: Because the People’s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part [#permalink] New post 21 May 2013, 10:08
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Mike;

Something has gone wrong; probably it is a typo. As per your explanation , consider A B is the correct one and per se, E is the correct choice, But now you say consider A as B is correct and so C is the choice. . Why is the sudden change of heart?
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Re: Because the People’s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part [#permalink] New post 21 May 2013, 10:11
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Something has gone wrong; probably it is a typo. As per your explanation , consider A B is the correct one and per se, E is the correct choice, But now you say consider A as B is correct and so C is the choice. . Why is the sudden change of heart?

Yes, yes, yes. Thank you, daagh. No change of heart --- I must have hit the wrong button when I posted this. Thanks for pointing out the error --- I have corrected it.
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Re: Because the People’s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part [#permalink] New post 21 May 2013, 10:25
idioms and sentence correction have been giving me jitters :( went for (C) although now I do understand that (E) is the answer
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Re: Because the People’s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part [#permalink] New post 21 May 2013, 12:42
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Because the People’s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part of its “One China” territory and refuses to have diplomatic relations with any nation that recognizes Taiwan as an independent nation, most western nations do not have formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, though most unofficially consider that Taiwan is an independent state.
(A) that Taiwan is an independent state
(B) Taiwan is an independent state
(C) Taiwan as an independent state
(D) Taiwan as being an independent state
(E) Taiwan an independent state


For a discussion of the idiom tested in this question, as well as a complete solution to the question, see:
http://magoosh.com/gmat/2013/gmat-idiom ... d-knowing/

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The Idiom is Considerx y

A) ConsiderTaiwan is an independent state
B) ConsiderTaiwan is an independent state
C) ConsiderTaiwan as an Independent state
D) ConsiderTaiwan as being an independent state
E) ConsiderTaiwan an independent state
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Re: Because the People s Republic of China claims Taiwan as part [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2013, 08:31
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there is one question in gmatprep, in which "consider something as something" is in official answer. The takeaway is that "consider something as something" is not wrong but inferior. This means we can avoid it if there is another better choice.

I am sure there is that sentence in gmatprep.
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