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Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 09:15
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Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee adopted a child-passenger protection law requiring the parents of children under four years of age to be restrained in a child safety seat.
(A) the parents of children under four years of age to be restrained in a child safety seat
(B) the restraint of parents of children under four years of age in a child safety seat
(C) that parents restrain children under four years of age in a child safety seat.
(D) that children be restrained under four years of age in a child safety seat by their parents
(E) children to be restrained under four years of age by their parents in a child safety seat
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 09:23
I will go for "C".

other talk about restraining parents!!
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 09:28
It has to be "C".

This is subjunctive mood SC. All other choices fail to keep the mood.
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Re: SC Safety seats [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 11:33
C.

Some of the options suggest that parents be restrained...:)...every child's dream come true.

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Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee adopted a child-passenger protection law requiring the parents of children under four years of age to be restrained in a child safety seat.
(A) the parents of children under four years of age to be restrained in a child safety seat
(B) the restraint of parents of children under four years of age in a child safety seat
(C) that parents restrain children under four years of age in a child safety seat.
(D) that children be restrained under four years of age in a child safety seat by their parents
(E) children to be restrained under four years of age by their parents in a child safety seat
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 12:27
It s C indeed.
I still don't understand how the sentence can make sense (THE THAT):

Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee adopted a child-passenger protection law requiring the that parents restrain children under four years of age in a child safety seat.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 13:00
karlfurt wrote:
It s C indeed.
I still don't understand how the sentence can make sense (THE THAT):

Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee adopted a child-passenger protection law requiring the that parents restrain children under four years of age in a child safety seat.



Late but ^ C ^

It is subjunctive. require + that + sb + V1
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 14:12
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selene wrote:
karlfurt wrote:
It s C indeed.
I still don't understand how the sentence can make sense (THE THAT):

Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee adopted a child-passenger protection law requiring the that parents restrain children under four years of age in a child safety seat.


Late but ^ C ^

It is subjunctive. require + that + sb + V1

concur with this one.


Yes, but here, it 's require + the + that + sb ..... Does that make sense??
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 14:37
I picked C. Some of the choices imply (inlcuding A) that parents should be restrained in the car-seat.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 15:06
karlfurt wrote:
Professor wrote:
selene wrote:
karlfurt wrote:
It s C indeed.
I still don't understand how the sentence can make sense (THE THAT):

Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee adopted a child-passenger protection law requiring the that parents restrain children under four years of age in a child safety seat.

Late but ^ C ^
It is subjunctive. require + that + sb + V1

concur with this one.

Yes, but here, it 's require + the + that + sb ..... Does that make sense??


"..... require + the + that + sb ....." doesnot make any sense but looking your answer choices you forget to underline "the", the one that you are talking.

Now, ".... require + that + sb + V1" perfectly make sense.

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Concerned at the increase in accident fatalities, Tennessee adopted a child-passenger protection law requiring the parents of children under four years of age to be restrained in a child safety seat.
(A) the parents of children under four years of age to be restrained in a child safety seat
(B) the restraint of parents of children under four years of age in a child safety seat
(C) that parents restrain children under four years of age in a child safety seat.
(D) that children be restrained under four years of age in a child safety seat by their parents
(E) children to be restrained under four years of age by their parents in a child safety seat
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 15:15
I didn't forget to underligne, I just copied it as it is in my test sheets.
This was the reason why I didn't choose that option. But the OA is C, I have to assume they have done a mistake, since you all gave the right answer without wondering if there could be something wrong.

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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 15:58
karlfurt wrote:
I didn't forget to underligne, I just copied it as it is in my test sheets.
This was the reason why I didn't choose that option. But the OA is C, I have to assume they have done a mistake, since you all gave the right answer without wondering if there could be something wrong.

bravo!



In choice A you have "the" at the beginning. That means it should have also been underlined..
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 16:16
karlfurt wrote:
I didn't forget to underligne, I just copied it as it is in my test sheets.
This was the reason why I didn't choose that option. But the OA is C, I have to assume they have done a mistake, since you all gave the right answer without wondering if there could be something wrong.

bravo!


It's clear from choice "A" that it's a mistake, "the" should be included in the underlined portion.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2006, 16:39
(A) - suggests it's the parents that needs to be restained
(B) - same problem as A
(D) - suggest age is sufficient to restrain the child
(E) - same problem as D

C is the best choice
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