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Most nations regard their airspace (as extending) upward as high as an aircraft can fly; no specific altitude, however, has been officially recognized as a boundary.

(A) as extending

(B) as the extent

(C) to be an extent

(D) to be an extension

(E) to extend

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27 Nov 2004, 20:37
Praetorian wrote:
any more explanations for this one?

Unfortunately, oxon's explanation is complete. In the English the idiom is "regard as"

The church regards this area as sacred ground.
The tourists regard this district as the very soul of the city.
[passive voice version] The river is regarded as the most beautiful part of the county.

I cannot find a good list of English idioms on the 'net. If anyone knows of a complete list, then please post the address.
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27 Nov 2004, 22:52
I think it should be 'B'. The 'ing' form should not be used.
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27 Nov 2004, 23:35
A is correct ..

B and C are out since extent has different meaning than extend.

D to be an extension ..........cannot be used as the sentence is using comparison...

E to extend............does not make sense.
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01 Dec 2004, 06:33
oxon wrote:
regard as is correct here. So A

Simple solution for a answer.And I was looking for something more .

'Regard as' is correct usage. I have to remember this.
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01 Dec 2004, 07:14
My choice is B.

Regard as is the correct idiom but we have to use //ism between airspace and extent. My reasoning is wrong if extending is used as a noun here ...
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01 Dec 2004, 12:56
OA is A. thanks everyone.
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15 Oct 2006, 16:12
twixt wrote:
My choice is B.

Regard as is the correct idiom but we have to use //ism between airspace and extent. My reasoning is wrong if extending is used as a noun here ...

I feel the same way..

Could someone explain the difference between A and B?

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16 Oct 2006, 10:31
can somebody explain why A is better than B?

I see one question from Kaplan 800 that might enlighten this issue:
Carthaginians are credited (with having salted) roman fields
Carthaginians are credited (with the salting of) roman fields

Kaplan explains:

With having salted is less passive then "the salting of". So the first option is better.

Can we make the same association?

as extending vs as the extent?
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can somebody explain why A is better than B?

I see one question from Kaplan 800 that might enlighten this issue:
Carthaginians are credited (with having salted) roman fields
Carthaginians are credited (with the salting of) roman fields

Kaplan explains:

With having salted is less passive then "the salting of". So the first option is better.

Can we make the same association?

as extending vs as the extent?

It is not passivity here, which is making a difference in your example.
It is the idiom 'credited with'.
credited with is always associated with -ing form of verb. Apart from ur example:
Eg: Edison is credited with discovering of the bulb.

For this question, even I couldnt find a proper reason. If anyone can shed some light, it will be great.
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30 Dec 2008, 06:16
its A..clear meaning wise too and i feel in these type of questions we must go through by sentence meaning also
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19 Apr 2010, 14:37
I am still not convinced with the explanation of A...still think that why B cannot be the answer
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01 Jan 2011, 08:15
Regarded ..as is idiomatic .....A
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27 Apr 2012, 19:03
Have to remember this...Regarded as.... Can you point me to something that will aid in improving idioms?
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