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In this year's negotiations unionized workers will be fighting to improve job security in many industries, but will be seeking large wage increases in some, as in the prospering telecommunications industry.

A)....
B) such industries like telecommunications, which is prospering.
C)as in that of the prospering telecommunications industry.
D)as is in the prospering telecommunications industry.
E) as an industry like telecommunications, which is prospering.
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24 Aug 2005, 04:55
Can you check choice E please. Is it missing something...
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24 Aug 2005, 17:27
riteshgupta1 wrote:
Looks D to me.

A should be correct.

ritesh, why do we need verb here? it is llism.

In this year's negotiations unionized workers will be fighting to improve job security in many industries, but will be seeking large wage increases in some, as in the prospering telecommunications industry.

B has wrong idiom: such ...like is not a correct idiom.
C has wrong comparision.: what that of...?
D has verb, which i donot think is required here. D could be run on too if "as" works as subject.
E has wrong idiom too: as an .... like.....
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25 Aug 2005, 04:13
HIMALAYA wrote:
riteshgupta1 wrote:
Looks D to me.

A should be correct.

ritesh, why do we need verb here? it is llism.

In this year's negotiations unionized workers will be fighting to improve job security in many industries, but will be seeking large wage increases in some, as in the prospering telecommunications industry.

B has wrong idiom: such ...like is not a correct idiom.
C has wrong comparision.: what that of...?
D has verb, which i donot think is required here. D could be run on too if "as" works as subject.
E has wrong idiom too: as an .... like.....

I dont think it is parallel. a prepositional phrase is all that is mentioned in as clause... you need 1 of the 2. either a full subject + verb or just a subject with ellipted verb.

I could not understand what the question is asking. Is it comparing wage increase or job security to tel inductries.

None of the choices make any sense. SO I just picked one with atleast verb mentioned.

I MAY BE WRONG....

Ranga, Do you have an OA/OE for this.

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25 Aug 2005, 05:36
The OA is A, This question is from Kaplan Gmat, SC practice test #17, will post the OE later today.
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26 Aug 2005, 03:59
such...like in (B) is unidiomatic. That of in (C) is illogical: that can stand only for industry, and it does not make sense to talk about the industry of an industry. Is in (D) does not have an object. In (E) the use of both as and like is redundant. Also (b) and (E) both use th ephrase which is prospering, when the single word prospering will do. The most concise choice, (A) is correct, this will often but not always be tht case on the GMAT.
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