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During the first year after the corporate reorganization, no one considered the management was well-organized; managers were largely untrained and directionless.

(A) was well-organized
(B) well-organized
(C) were well-organized
(D) seemed to be well-organized
(E) seemed well-organized

whats wrong with was well organised ??
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(B) well-organized

why is "was well-organized" wrong?
hmm... I don't have a technical answer for that, but "by my ear" "was well-organized" doesn't sound right. I could be wrong.
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B for me too.

Well-organised is an adjective, not a verb. Hence usage of 'was' is incorrect.
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^ B ^

consider that + sentence
>> I consider that the weather will be fine.

consider sth + adj
>> I consider the meeting necessary.
>> We consider the film suitable.
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selene wrote:
^ B ^

consider that + sentence
>> I consider that the weather will be fine.

consider sth + adj
>> I consider the meeting necessary.
>> We consider the film suitable.


Bingo :!: B it should be.
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Yes, we need an adjective to properly complete the description.

(B)

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New post 21 Jun 2006, 08:26
B is correct, because not only it sounds better, but also we need an adjectve to describe management... management is not the subject of the sentece, so it doesn't need a verb!
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selene wrote:
^ B ^

consider that + sentence
>> I consider that the weather will be fine.

consider sth + adj
>> I consider the meeting necessary.
>> We consider the film suitable.


:good

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New post 22 Jun 2006, 09:00
if we want to use "was" , then the 2nd part of the sentence becomes a clause instead of a Phrase

and a clause needs to be introduced by "that" in this case

option A is wrong

option B is correct because "well-organised" is an adjactive
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