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Domestic automobile manufacturers have invested millions of [#permalink] New post 01 Dec 2008, 00:41
250. Domestic automobile manufacturers have invested millions of dollars into research to develop cars more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road.
(A) into research to develop cars more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road
(B) into research for developing even more gasoline-efficient cars on the road than at present
(C) for research for cars to be developed that are more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road
(D) in research to develop cars even more gasoline-efficient than those at present on the road
(E) in research for developing cars that are even more gasoline-efficient than presently on the road

Which one is better out of D &E
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Re: in research to develop [#permalink] New post 01 Dec 2008, 01:45
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250. Domestic automobile manufacturers have invested millions of dollars into research to develop cars more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road.
(A) into research to develop cars more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road
(B) into research for developing even more gasoline-efficient cars on the road than at present
(C) for research for cars to be developed that are more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road
(D) in research to develop cars even more gasoline-efficient than those at present on the road
(E) in research for developing cars that are even more gasoline-efficient than presently on the road

Which one is better out of D &E


I would go for (D) as it is more concise, those refer to cars... and usually it's better to say research to develop cars instead of research for developing.
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Re: in research to develop [#permalink] New post 02 Dec 2008, 15:32
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Re: in research to develop [#permalink] New post 02 Dec 2008, 16:15
I will go with D....agree with jugolo1, what is the OA for this?
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Re: in research to develop [#permalink] New post 03 Dec 2008, 13:19
lgon wrote:
250. Domestic automobile manufacturers have invested millions of dollars into research to develop cars more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road.
(A) into research to develop cars more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road
(B) into research for developing even more gasoline-efficient cars on the road than at present
(C) for research for cars to be developed that are more gasoline-efficient even than presently on the road
(D) in research to develop cars even more gasoline-efficient than those at present on the road
(E) in research for developing cars that are even more gasoline-efficient than presently on the road

Which one is better out of D &E


More X than Y is the correct idiomatic usage

X and Y must be grammatically and logically parallel

X=cars even more gasoline effecient

Lets see Y in options D and E

D

Y= Those ( Demonstrative pronoun used to refer the copy and not the actual antecedent..meaning the cars to be developed and card currently running on the road are different)= cars currently on the road


Comparison grammatical: Yes ( Cars-plural, those -plural)

Comparison logical: Yes ( Apples to Apples)

Hurray!!

Comparison is logical, grammitcally correct and meaningful

But lets not finish..Lets try E


X=cars even more gasoline effecient

Y= there is no mention about cars or even pronouns

Illogical comparison !

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Re: in research to develop [#permalink] New post 04 Dec 2008, 07:52
one more D.
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