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203. Carpenters, dentists, sewing machine operators, needlepointers, piano players, and indeed anyone who works with their hands for long hours can get carpal tunnel syndrome.

(A) anyone who works
(B) anyone working
(C) workers
(D) those for whom work is
(E) any people who work
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 [#permalink] New post 04 Jun 2005, 05:31
AB "anyone" is singular - these are out

C. missing the verb "work"

D. awkard

E. Best answer - I've rarely heard "any people" but still go for this as the best answer.
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Answer [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2005, 09:28
THE OA is E.
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 [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2005, 21:02
in all my reading I dont think I have ever come across the usage "any people who"....

what am I missing here...
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 [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2005, 22:30
kamal_tejnani wrote:
in all my reading I dont think I have ever come across the usage "any people who"....

what am I missing here...


in this sentence we are tested on parallelism. its all plural. dentists, carpenters...and any ppl who work.
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Re: SC: carpal tunnel syndrome [#permalink] New post 06 Jun 2005, 23:21
nearly got tricked by this one!
though i thought of the singular-plural think and picked E...i was reluctant to because i've never heard the word 'any' and 'people' used next to each other in all my life
Re: SC: carpal tunnel syndrome   [#permalink] 06 Jun 2005, 23:21
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