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# For the last five years the Dutch economy has grown faster

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For the last five years the Dutch economy has grown faster than Britain, France, or
Germany, with the unemployment rate having remained
well below that of the other three
countries.

A. Britain, France, or Germany, with the unemployment rate having remained
B. have those of Britain, France, or Germany, and the unemployment rate remaining
C. have Britain, France, and Germany, and the unemployment rate has remained
D. the economy of Britain, France, and Germany, with the unemployment rate that has remained
E. the economies of Britain, France, and Germany, and the unemployment rate has remained
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24 Jan 2006, 11:43
I go with D.

E- I think is incorrect 'coz "and the employment rate" of what?

Dutch Economy is being compared with econom of each country France, Ger and Britan. E, IMHO, sounds as though Freance, Brit, and Ger have several economies!
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24 Jan 2006, 12:02
E for || comparison.

Giddi, in E, its stated clearly that "the unemployment rate has remained well below that of the other three countries"
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24 Jan 2006, 20:14
E for me.

A. Britain, France, or Germany, with the unemployment rate having remained
Incorrect comparison
B. have those of Britain, France, or Germany, and the unemployment rate remaining
has ..have
C. have Britain, France, and Germany, and the unemployment rate has remained
Incorrect comparison
D. the economy of Britain, France, and Germany, with the unemployment rate that has remained
Had it been economies or Britain France or Germany, i would be happier
E. the economies of Britain, France, and Germany, and the unemployment rate has remained
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24 Jan 2006, 21:37
It's Between D and E. I will go with D.

In "E" - it appears the Dutch economy is being compared with multiple economies of each of the listed countries - does not seem right to me

In D, I must admit, the extra "that" in "....with the unemployment rate that has remained..." seems suspicious
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24 Jan 2006, 23:12
Britan, France, and Germany represent multiple countries, so economies should be the correct comparison.

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25 Jan 2006, 00:39
Its E.

correct comparison of Dutch economy and economies of X, Y and Z.
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08 Feb 2006, 21:33
Will go with gang, Its E.

I think in D, unemployment rate that has

sounds passive to me. Can any one explain.
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08 Feb 2006, 21:36
gmat_crack wrote:
Will go with gang, Its E.

I think in D, unemployment rate that has

sounds passive to me. Can any one explain.
D is wrong because the dutch economy is being compared to france and germany.
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08 Feb 2006, 22:01
my vote also for E

in D, we need a plural noun "economies" and E does that just fine.

hey vivek, heggidiya..yeno kaansode illa ??
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08 Feb 2006, 22:16
shahnandan wrote:
my vote also for E

in D, we need a plural noun "economies" and E does that just fine.

hey vivek, heggidiya..yeno kaansode illa ??

Hi Nandan,
Chennagi iddene, bahal kelasa ide, last 8 days yenu study madalilla.
Nee heggiddiyo?
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08 Feb 2006, 22:22
vivek123 wrote:
shahnandan wrote:
my vote also for E

in D, we need a plural noun "economies" and E does that just fine.

hey vivek, heggidiya..yeno kaansode illa ??

Hi Nandan,
Chennagi iddene, bahal kelasa ide, last 8 days yenu study madalilla.
Nee heggiddiyo?

Now I am convinced it is E!
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09 Feb 2006, 01:10
giddi77 wrote:
vivek123 wrote:
shahnandan wrote:
my vote also for E

in D, we need a plural noun "economies" and E does that just fine.

hey vivek, heggidiya..yeno kaansode illa ??

Hi Nandan,
Chennagi iddene, bahal kelasa ide, last 8 days yenu study madalilla.
Nee heggiddiyo?

Now I am convinced it is E!

Ayyo raama, neeve kuda?

OA is "E"
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09 Feb 2006, 07:39
E seems best

However it changes the original meaning

vivek123 wrote:
For the last five years the Dutch economy has grown faster than Britain, France, or
Germany, with the unemployment rate having remained
well below that of the other three
countries.

A. Britain, France, or Germany, with the unemployment rate having remained
B. have those of Britain, France, or Germany, and the unemployment rate remaining
C. have Britain, France, and Germany, and the unemployment rate has remained
D. the economy of Britain, France, and Germany, with the unemployment rate that has remained
E. the economies of Britain, France, and Germany, and the unemployment rate has remained
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09 Feb 2006, 22:33
GMATT73 wrote:
vivek123 wrote:
giddi77 wrote:
vivek123 wrote:
shahnandan wrote:
my vote also for E

in D, we need a plural noun "economies" and E does that just fine.

hey vivek, heggidiya..yeno kaansode illa ??

Hi Nandan,
Chennagi iddene, bahal kelasa ide, last 8 days yenu study madalilla.
Nee heggiddiyo?

Now I am convinced it is E!

Ayyo raama, neeve kuda?

OA is "E"

Hindi? Urdu? Punjabi? Sanskrit????

Matt, This is "Kannad", language spoken in Karnataka State of India !
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10 Feb 2006, 06:15
Vivek, is Kannad a mutually intelligible dialect with Hindi, Urdu, or Punjabi?
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11 Feb 2006, 02:57
GMATT73 wrote:
Vivek, is Kannad a mutually intelligible dialect with Hindi, Urdu, or Punjabi?

Matt, good question
Kannad is not mutually intelligible with Hindi, Urdu or Punjabi. Kannad is totally different from these languages! By large, there is similarity (debatable ) among south Indian languages. Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam are other south Indian languages.
I appreciate your curiosity , actually there are around 50 languages spoken in India & it's really interesting to know more than one language.
11 Feb 2006, 02:57
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