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By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine,

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By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

A. By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

B. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

C. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine which protects the public.

D. In order to protect the public, by law a qualified physician only can prescribe medicine.

E. In order to protect the public, by law only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine.
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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 02 Oct 2013, 12:04
A and B erroneously imply that prescription is protecting the public. But commmon sense suggest that the law protect the public.

Simlimar is the problem with C

Out of D and E D says only should be placed next to qualified physician.

Therefore E.
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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2013, 09:34
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By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

A. By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

B. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

C. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine which protects the public.

D. In order to protect the public, by law a qualified physician only can prescribe medicine.

E. In order to protect the public, by law only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine.


Can the moderators please confirm the correct answer.

There is no OA posted for this question.
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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 07 Oct 2013, 10:04
nightwing79 wrote:
By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

A. By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

B. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

C. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine which protects the public.

D. In order to protect the public, by law a qualified physician only can prescribe medicine.

E. In order to protect the public, by law only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine.


So is the correct answer (E)?

(E) Sounds pretty good to me. In order to protect pubic - Law - Only qualified.
Correct sequence.

Let us know,
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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2013, 21:11
I confirmed via a couple other gmat forums that E is the correct answer. And it appears to be a Princeton Review question. Why are people not putting the OA when they post a question?
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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 30 Nov 2013, 17:49
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I confirmed via a couple other gmat forums that E is the correct answer. And it appears to be a Princeton Review question. Why are people not putting the OA when they post a question?


Cool. I always thought it was E
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P.S Too many questions without OA's nowadays...

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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2013, 08:03
nightwing79 wrote:
By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

A. By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

B. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

C. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine which protects the public.

D. In order to protect the public, by law a qualified physician only can prescribe medicine.

E. In order to protect the public, by law only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine.



A and B is doubtful in meaning. Protecting the public is not with respect to physician. C has which and it does not has a comma before it.
D has the same problem position of only. E describes everything perfectly...
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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2013, 09:31
nightwing79 wrote:
By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

A. By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

B. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine, protecting the public.

C. By law, only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine which protects the public.

D. In order to protect the public, by law a qualified physician only can prescribe medicine.

E. In order to protect the public, by law only a qualified physician can prescribe medicine.



Correct Idiomatic usage is - " in order to " , this reduces answer choices D and E

Between D and E I will Choose E

Only a qualified Physician looks betterthan A qualified Physician only can prescribe medicine

IMO E
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Re: By law, a qualified physician can only prescribe medicine, [#permalink] New post 19 Dec 2014, 11:35
I still dont understand why not B. Protecting is modifying "only a physician can prescribe the medicine", the result of this that its protecting the public.
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