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Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2009, 23:02
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1.Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.
(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy(B)
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of

Please expalin..
OA is B.
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Re: Like other educators who prefer to substitute .... [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2009, 23:23
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1.Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.
(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy(B)
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of


Hi Rohit,
The correct idiomatic usage of substitute is - substitute x for y
Therefore eliminate A, C, E
D is incorrect as it should have "emphasizes" instead of the incorrect usage of 'emphasis is' which should be followed by 'on' rather than 'that'

Hope this helps.

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Re: Like other educators who prefer to substitute .... [#permalink] New post 09 Nov 2009, 23:58
zaarathelab wrote:
Hi Rohit,
The correct idiomatic usage of substitute is - substitute x for y
Therefore eliminate A, C, E
D is incorrect as it should have "emphasizes" instead of the incorrect usage of 'emphasis is' which should be followed by 'on' rather than 'that'

Hope this helps.

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Also in D "Ms. Burton’s emphasis" is not comparable/parallel to "the educators"
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Re: Like other educators who prefer to substitute .... [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2009, 20:45
It's a Idiom question. (substitute x for y)

I think it is easy question and not a 700 level for sure.
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Re: Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of [#permalink] New post 06 Nov 2013, 08:07
KocharRohit wrote:
1.Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of short stories or collections of popular essays to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy good literature.
(A) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes how important it is to enjoy
(B) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes the importance of enjoying
(C) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton emphasizes that it is important to enjoy
(D) for dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is that it is important to enjoy(B)
(E) to dull “basal readers,” Ms. Burton’s emphasis is on the importance of

Please expalin..
OA is B.


Use a spoiler for OA please.
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Re: Like other educators who prefer to substitute anthologies of   [#permalink] 06 Nov 2013, 08:07
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