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In the new building, city residents will be able to file a [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 02:00
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In the new building, city residents will be able to file a complaint or fill out a police report and then
meet with a lawyer, get help with crisis and safety planning, housing and emergency grants
or meet
with advocates from the Asian American and Latino communities.

A. complaint or fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer, get help with crisis and safety planning,
housing and emergency grants
B. complaint, fill out a police report, meet with a lawyer, or get help with crisis and safety planning as well as
housing and emergency grants
C. complaint, or fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer to get help with crisis and safety planning,
housing, emergency grants
D. complaint; fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer, get help with crisis, and safety planning,
housing and emergency grants,
E. complaint or fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer; get help with crisis and safety planning,
housing, and emergency grants;
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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 06:48
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In the new building, city residents will be able to file a complaint or fill out a police report and then
meet with a lawyer, get help with crisis and safety planning, housing and emergency grants
or meet
with advocates from the Asian American and Latino communities.

A. complaint or fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer, get help with crisis and safety planning,
housing and emergency grantshousing and emergency grants modifies crisis and safety planning incorrectly
B. complaint, fill out a police report, meet with a lawyer, or get help with crisis and safety planning as well as
housing and emergency grantscomma, comma, comma, or is wrong - it suggests linking multiple and clauses finally with an or. The sequence then meet lawyer is lost.
C. complaint, or fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer to get help with crisis and safety planning,
housing, emergency grantsmeeting with lawyer to get help with housing. emergency grants - incorrect
D. complaint; fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer, get help with crisis, and safety planning,
housing and emergency grants,semicolon requires that following clauses should be independent except subordinate.
E. complaint or fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer; get help with crisis and safety planning,
housing, and emergency grants;correct - get help with lists all items

IMO, answer is E.
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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2012, 08:54
I agree with E. Semi-colons can be used as commas as well.
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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file a [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2013, 10:16
@Nanishora,
Could you explain as to how A is wrong. I could not understand your reason.....
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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file a [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2013, 03:59
Here, 'Complaint or' is the clue. or fill out a police report... So we can eliminate B,C and D. Is there any need to use comma after housing and before and?. No. Since it is wrong. Ans is 'A'
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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file a [#permalink] New post 28 Jan 2013, 09:29
Can sum1 explain y E is tha ans???
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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file a [#permalink] New post 03 Feb 2013, 15:26
IMO A

D & E are out because ';' can connect only main clause(complete sentence) which is absent in both the cases.
so left with A,B,C.
here structure seems to be:-
residents will be able to ***** or ***** or******
which is best stated in 'A'

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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file a [#permalink] New post 06 Feb 2013, 03:06
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I agree with E. Semi-colons can be used as commas as well.


I agree with E, but I am doubtful about the semicolon in the end.
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Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file a [#permalink] New post 06 Feb 2013, 04:02
Did not catch it up until 4 min then got to find Answer is "A"

A. complaint or fill out a police report and then meet with a lawyer, get help with crisis and safety planning,
housing and emergency grants---"city residents meet with a lawyer or meet with meet with advocates" reveals a clear and concise sense also on right track of II'sm.

Do correct me if am wrong..
Re: In the new building, city residents will be able to file a   [#permalink] 06 Feb 2013, 04:02
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