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Critics of the trend toward privately operated prisons [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2007, 06:18
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230. Critics of the trend toward privately operated prisons consider corrections facilities to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if profits should be made from incarceration.
(A) to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if
(B) as an integral part of the criminal justice system and they question if
(C) as being an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(D) an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(E) are an integral part of the criminal justice system, and they question whether
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2007, 06:32
Go with D.

IF is wrong since there is a choice. IF is used for hypothetical.
Skipped BEING -is always wrong for GMAT. E is wrong because of a pronoun issue.
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Re: SC: 230 of 1000SC [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2007, 07:58
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230. Critics of the trend toward privately operated prisons consider corrections facilities to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if profits should be made from incarceration.
(A) to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if
(B) as an integral part of the criminal justice system and they question if
(C) as being an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(D) an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(E) are an integral part of the criminal justice system, and they question whether


Consider X Y and usage of whether ... therefore 'D'
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Re: SC: 230 of 1000SC [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2007, 10:05
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230. Critics of the trend toward privately operated prisons consider corrections facilities to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if profits should be made from incarceration.
(A) to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if
(B) as an integral part of the criminal justice system and they question if
(C) as being an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(D) an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(E) are an integral part of the criminal justice system, and they question whether


Consider to be and Consider as - Both are no no in gmat .
E is awkward .

D stands.
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2007, 10:26
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Thanks guys!

indeed "Consider to be" is out

I've found it in the net:
http://gmat-grammar.blogspot.com/2006/0 ... dioms.html
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Re: SC: 230 of 1000SC [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2008, 21:32
D

Most concise without violating any grammar rules.
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Thanks guys!

indeed "Consider to be" is out

I've found it in the net:
http://gmat-grammar.blogspot.com/2006/0 ... dioms.html


Walker... as per me.. the deciding factor could be the usage of 'if' and 'whether'. When ever we try to compare two things, I guess we should use 'whether'. The question here actually does.... whether X ... (or Y part has been left out)

Hence we need to choose among C,D,E.... and among them, D is the best... C is out for the being word.. and E introduces a pronoun they which isnt necessary at all!
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Re: SC: 230 of 1000SC [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2010, 09:40
simple one D it is explanations are good thanku
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Re: SC: 230 of 1000SC [#permalink] New post 21 Mar 2011, 08:35
'consider to be' and 'consider x->y' , and the usage of whether , both make D the right answer.
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Re: Critics of the trend toward privately operated prisons [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2011, 08:25
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230. Critics of the trend toward privately operated prisons consider corrections facilities to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if profits should be made from incarceration.
(A) to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if
(B) as an integral part of the criminal justice system and they question if
(C) as being an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(D) an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(E) are an integral part of the criminal justice system, and they question whether


Critics of the trend toward privately operated prisons consider corrections facilities to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if profits should be made from incarceration.
(A) to be an integral part of the criminal justice system and question if
(B) as an integral part of the criminal justice system and they question if
(C) as being an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether
(D) an integral part of the criminal justice system and question whether [Correct]
(E) are an integral part of the criminal justice system, and they question whether
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