Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 25 Oct 2014, 20:40

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Apr 2006
Posts: 138
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2006, 12:26
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the new airfare, which allows both an adult and a child to fly for the price of one ticket, and also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than fourteen.

(A) and also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than
(B) and also lessens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a seven-day minimum from
(C) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than that of
(D) also lessens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a seven-day minimum from
(E) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than

what is the difference b/w lessen and shorten and when to use what ?
Director
Director
User avatar
Joined: 06 May 2006
Posts: 782
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2006, 13:48
E.

lessens would be used for numbers - e.g. the number of days. shortens would apply to durations or lengths - e.g. the requirement (duration) from 14 days to 7.

The important thing to note is that shortens refers to the requirement. lessens would have to refer to the number of days.
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 02 Jun 2006
Posts: 1270
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 39 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2006, 14:27
(E) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than
Director
Director
avatar
Joined: 16 Aug 2005
Posts: 950
Location: France
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2006, 14:32
cool E
shorten - time
lessen - not time :roll:
_________________

I believe its yogurt!

VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 07 Nov 2005
Posts: 1133
Location: India
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 28 [0], given: 1

 [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2006, 19:33
Easy E.

Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the new airfare, which allows both an adult and a child to fly for the price of one ticket, also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than fourteen.
  [#permalink] 22 Jun 2006, 19:33
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, mm007 5 01 Jan 2007, 18:19
Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the mailtheguru 11 01 Aug 2006, 23:13
Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the joemama142000 7 17 Nov 2005, 09:38
Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the WinWinMBA 4 20 Jun 2005, 16:46
Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the vprabhala 5 22 Jan 2005, 16:11
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.