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consensus of opinion [#permalink]  16 Oct 2011, 14:33
is "Consensus of opinion" redundant ?
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Re: consensus of opinion [#permalink]  16 Oct 2011, 15:36
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is "Consensus of opinion" redundant ?

Not sure about the above but i've a list of all these. Check the attachment.
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Re: consensus of opinion [#permalink]  16 Oct 2011, 15:52
Ajay369 wrote:
shrive555 wrote:
is "Consensus of opinion" redundant ?

Not sure about the above but i've a list of all these. Check the attachment.
Hope it helps.

Reminded me of Yogi Berra quotes. interesting...
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Re: consensus of opinion [#permalink]  26 Oct 2011, 07:51
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There's not really a consensus on this matter. Consensus certainly does imply opinion, so the "of opinion" doesn't really add anything, but I'm not sure the GMAT tests this. In fact, the only time this expression appears in the OG is in an RC explanation. In other words, the writers at GMAC think "consensus of opinion" is okay. Does this mean they wouldn't count it wrong on an SC problem? Don't bet on it. The RC passages themselves sometimes violate the rules used for SC. Uncool, I know.
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Re: consensus of opinion   [#permalink] 26 Oct 2011, 07:51
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