I am curious if the use of "in that" on the GMAT is prohibited. I have seen some posts saying that "in that" is preferred to because.http://www.gmatclub.com/forum/t51883
However, in the OG it states that "in that" is largely out of date and means "as much as." I can't recall the problem number.
I also have seen some posts saying that "in that" is always incorrect.
Any help would be awsome!
I checked this "in that" stuff in OG12
and you are correct regarding the "in that". It is OG12
, Q 59.
Exactly, OG says that "This sentence depends on using the correct conjunction to join two independent clauses. In that is a conjunction that means inasmuch as; because in that has largely gone out of use, it is considered stilted and overly formal."
But, I have a subperb explanation for the difference between "in that" and because on this forum. This will clarify the concept.www.urch.com/forums/faqs/580-gmat-sc-because-vs.html
Though the above link says that, "in that" will be mostly the correct choice, this seems not to be true in light of the question present at this link sc-gmatprep-because-vs-in-that-52213.html
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