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It appears illogical to some people that West Germany, which [#permalink] New post 29 Dec 2007, 11:35
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437. It appears illogical to some people that West Germany, which bans such seeming lesser evils as lawn-mowing on Sundays, still has some 4,000 miles of highway with no speed limit.

(A) which bans such seeming lesser evils as
(B) which bans such seemingly lesser evils as
(C) which is banning such seeming lesser evils like
(D) banning such evils that seem lesser, for example
(E) banning such seeming lesser evils like

Please, explain and highlight key words.
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Seeming is an adjective. An adjective modifies a noun.

Seemingly is an adverb (which correctly modifies the adjective "lesser" here)
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Dec 2007, 15:19
Its down to A or B ... B uses 'seemingly', which fits in much better than 'seeming' in A
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Re: 437 of SC1000. [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2007, 08:27
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437. It appears illogical to some people that West Germany, which bans such seeming lesser evils as lawn-mowing on Sundays, still has some 4,000 miles of highway with no speed limit.

(A) which bans such seeming lesser evils as
(B) which bans such seemingly lesser evils as
(C) which is banning such seeming lesser evils like
(D) banning such evils that seem lesser, for example
(E) banning such seeming lesser evils like

Please, explain and highlight key words.


I would rather go with A
B. seemingly is not correct...it is an adverb and we need an adjective
C. the use of like is incorrect
D. very bad in form
E. like C


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 [#permalink] New post 30 Dec 2007, 09:43
(A) which bans such seeming lesser evils as
(B) which bans such seemingly lesser evils as
(C) which is banning such seeming lesser evils like
(D) banning such evils that seem lesser, for example
(E) banning such seeming lesser evils like

Please, explain and highlight key words.

so I would go with C
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