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Floating in the waters of the equatorial Pacific, an array

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Floating in the waters of the equatorial Pacific, an array [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2011, 07:03
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Floating in the waters of the equatorial Pacific, an array of buoys collects and transmits data on
long-term interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, interactions that affect global
climate.
A. atmosphere, interactions that affect
B. atmosphere, with interactions affecting
C. atmosphere that affects
D. atmosphere that is affecting
E. atmosphere as affects
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Re: Floating in the waters [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2011, 07:06
This is exactly the patten by which resumptive modifier works. That is the credited answer.

Other choices use with, that, as - all unidiomatic. A it is.
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Re: Floating in the waters [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2011, 17:56
can u plz explain more abt this modifier? :cry:
or site a source?

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This is exactly the patten by which resumptive modifier works. That is the credited answer.

Other choices use with, that, as - all unidiomatic. A it is.

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Re: Floating in the waters [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2011, 18:48
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http://grammar.about.com/od/rs/g/resump ... erterm.htm

Resumptive Modifier
Definition :
A modifier that repeats a key word at the end of a sentence and then adds informative or descriptive details related to that word. E.g

That kind of agentless prose should send up a red flag, a signal that here's a candidate for revision.

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can u plz explain more abt this modifier? :cry:
or site a source?

gmat1220 wrote:
This is exactly the patten by which resumptive modifier works. That is the credited answer.

Other choices use with, that, as - all unidiomatic. A it is.
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Re: Floating in the waters [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2011, 19:45
All other options are eliminated, C D E are using singular helping verb/verb for plural subject (InteractionS) B is wrong idiom.
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Re: Floating in the waters of the equatorial Pacific, an array [#permalink] New post 27 Feb 2012, 10:49
Why isn't the "B" in Buoys capitalized?
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Re: Floating in the waters of the equatorial Pacific, an array [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2012, 04:17
a) atmosphere, interactions that affect

interactions is appositive ---use to modify the interactions between the ocean & the atmosphere..
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Re: Floating in the waters of the equatorial Pacific, an array [#permalink] New post 31 Jan 2013, 08:02
in B
"with ..."
is absolute phase which provide context for the main clause.

if B stands alone, B is logic and grammaticla. B means in the context that the interaction affects the climate, the main clause happen.

but B chang the original meaning and wrong.

og explanation of why B is wrong is not clear.

pls confirm, thank you.
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