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Caesarea was Herods city, founded as a Romanized

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Caesarea was Herods city, founded as a Romanized [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2007, 03:42
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11. Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic Jerusalem, and being such it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
(A) being such
(B) as such
(C) for this
(D) so
(E) so being
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Re: SC - herod's city [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2007, 04:41
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11. Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic Jerusalem, and being such it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
(A) being such
(B) as such
(C) for this
(D) so
(E) so being


being - A, E - out

the last line talks about conclusion from the previous statement and not the reason.

B, C - out

D - need a conclusion word here. and this choice is perfect.
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Re: SC - herod's city [#permalink] New post 11 Jun 2011, 10:28
+1 D

Is this a GMAT question? I don't think so.
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Re: SC - herod's city [#permalink] New post 11 Jun 2011, 19:24
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+1 D

Is this a GMAT question? I don't think so.



metallicafan - why do you feel its not?

Answer D
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Re: SC - herod's city [#permalink] New post 11 Jun 2011, 19:25
Balvinder wrote:
11. Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic Jerusalem, and being such it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
(A) being such
(B) as such
(C) for this
(D) so
(E) so being



Balvinder - please underline the part that needs to be corrected...thanks
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Re: SC - herod's city [#permalink] New post 10 Jul 2011, 10:37
one dumb question- can we have 2 conjunctions such as "and so" together in as sentence?
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