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305. For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost considerably more than they originally seemed.

(A) they originally seemed
(B) they originally seem to
(C) they seemingly would cost originally
(D) it seemed originally
(E) it originally seemed they would
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09 Jun 2005, 19:44
D and E are out, as 'it' is not the correct pronoun for vacations

A is not parallel while D is lengthy (not concise).

B is the best choice. Parallel structure, and correct pronouns (charter vations often turn out to cost .... more than they originally seem to [cost])

B for me.
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10 Jun 2005, 04:23
(A) for me.
'...seem to' in (B) is incorrect because the past should be used. besides, 'to' is redundant.
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11 Jun 2005, 02:03
Arsene_Wenger wrote:
(A) for me.
'...seem to' in (B) is incorrect because the past should be used. besides, 'to' is redundant.

"to" is not redundant because it is needed to keep parallellism in comparison. We are comparing two infintive roots, one of which, the last one, has an ellipsed verb.

For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost considerably more than they originally seem to [cost]

The verb stem, infinitive root, in brackets is ellipsed but we need "to" to make the right comparison.
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11 Jun 2005, 05:44
The OA is A.
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13 Jun 2005, 00:44
Paul wrote:
Arsene_Wenger wrote:
(A) for me.
'...seem to' in (B) is incorrect because the past should be used. besides, 'to' is redundant.

"to" is not redundant because it is needed to keep parallellism in comparison. We are comparing two infintive roots, one of which, the last one, has an ellipsed verb.

For many travelers, charter vacations often turn out to cost considerably more than they originally seem to [cost]

The verb stem, infinitive root, in brackets is ellipsed but we need "to" to make the right comparison.

Thanks Paul, point noted - you are absolutely right.
Nevertheless, i think 'seemed', because it is in the past, is appropriate. So, (A) over (B).
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13 Jun 2005, 05:45
Check out the link below:

http://www.sentencecorrection.com/forum ... wtopic=572

according to Erin, answer should be E
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13 Jun 2005, 06:09
Of course past tense was needed.
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