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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2010, 13:21
lagomez wrote:
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OA is A.
But, as per Manhattan SC, "these" has to be accompanied always by a noun (these dogs, these carrots...), and never alone.
Could anybody clarify the correct usage of "these" alone in this sentence? Thanks,


These is the plural of this. These (this) functions as an adjective or pronoun. In choice A, the word "these" is a pronoun. When "these" functions as an adjective, there should be a noun after "these" or "this".


ok, i got it.

And what about morphine's? what does the 's refer to?

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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2010, 15:15
noboru wrote:
lagomez wrote:
noboru wrote:
OA is A.
But, as per Manhattan SC, "these" has to be accompanied always by a noun (these dogs, these carrots...), and never alone.
Could anybody clarify the correct usage of "these" alone in this sentence? Thanks,


These is the plural of this. These (this) functions as an adjective or pronoun. In choice A, the word "these" is a pronoun. When "these" functions as an adjective, there should be a noun after "these" or "this".


ok, i got it.

And what about morphine's? wgat does the 's refer to?

Many thanks.


Let me add to my previous post. I don't know if "these" without a noun is acceptable in GMAT world.

Does anyone know the source of the original question? I don't know if the possessive noun "morphine's" is correct.
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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2010, 20:54
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Could you elaborate on the questions above?
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As per my understanding, "these" clearly refers to the sauces and moreover you need "just as".. and not like there
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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2010, 01:02
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As per my understanding, "these" clearly refers to the sauces and moreover you need "just as".. and not like there


And what about morphine's? what does it mean?
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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2010, 02:13
The same effect that is brought about by morphine !
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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2010, 06:09
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one more A ..no dispute


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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 26 Aug 2010, 12:47
do you think that "they" in B is ambigous?
can it refer to sauces and endorphins?
Endorphins is attached in the construction "the release of endorphins", which is singular, so according to me, "they" can only refer to hot sauces.
could anybody explain this?
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Re: SC: hot sauces [#permalink] New post 05 Jan 2011, 09:55
Could anybody further elaborate on what's wrong with B?
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Re: Besides adding complementary flavors to many foods , hot [#permalink] New post 20 Jan 2012, 05:05
I chose b bcoz I thought 'these' in A is wrong..
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