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# In order to evenly and effectively paint a rough surface, it

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In order to evenly and effectively paint a rough surface, it is necessary to sand it and apply primer before applying the paint.
(A) it and apply primer before applying the paint
(B) it and prime it and paint it
(C) it, then prime it, then paint it
(D) the surface and apply primer before you
apply paint to the surface
(E) the surface, apply primer to the surface and then paint it

Sorry for the typo..corrected it..

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11 Oct 2006, 14:34
Pick D. What is OA?

it can refer to either paint or surface. There is little ambiguity there. So the correct answer will be:
it is necessary to [u]sand the surface and apply primer before you
apply paint to the surface [/u]
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11 Oct 2006, 14:40
E is more clearer. In D it is a bit ambiguous - apply primer where to paint or surface.
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11 Oct 2006, 14:59
OA is A..can you please expalin why A and not E?
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11 Oct 2006, 17:34
ayushi wrote:
In order to evenly and effectively paint a rough surface, it is necessary to sand it and apply primer before applying the paint.
(A) it and apply primer before applying the paint
(B) it and prime it and paint it
(C) it, then prime it, then paint it
(D) the surface and apply primer before you
apply paint to the surface
(E) the surface, apply primer to the surface and then paint it

Ayushi, if you look at the answer choices given, can you please make sure there are no typos or missed words because choice A does not look anything like hte underlined part.

I thikn its A because the "it" has a clear referrant and A is gramatically correct in every sense.

In order to do X , it is necessary to do Y
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11 Oct 2006, 18:44
Another A.
It has been discussed earlier:
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=33322
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11 Oct 2006, 19:47
From the brutal SC list.

"it" clearly refers to the surface.

B and C are too redundant.

(A) survives.
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11 Oct 2006, 19:52
Some options in the questions are designed to mislead people who have prepared for the exam. Option E is designed for those..I guess..

One more A.
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11 Oct 2006, 19:54
Should be e.
It is not clear what "it" refers to in A, B and C. In D, it is not clear where the primer should be applied.
E for clarity.
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11 Oct 2006, 19:56
ak_idc wrote:
Some options in the questions are designed to mislead people who have prepared for the exam. Option E is designed for those..I guess..

One more A.

Looks like I'm in that list, even though I've hardly started preparing.
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12 Oct 2006, 06:45
OA is A
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12 Oct 2006, 07:27
I dont see any best options in this. I guess we just have to chose lesser of the 5 evils.

B & C Completely out.
D verbooooose

A & E are two of the better choices
I dont like either but for E 'the surface, apply primer to the surface and then paint it ', no use of pronouns really put me off.

So, A is the last one standing is my answer.
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12 Oct 2006, 09:51
asaf wrote:
I dont see any best options in this. I guess we just have to chose lesser of the 5 evils.

So, A is the last one standing is my answer.

I agree. DE are redundant. No need to write "surface" 3 times in one sentence. BC uses "prime it" instead of "apply prime"

A does not do a great job of showing that sanding comes before applying primer.
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