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on condition that... [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2008, 14:34
Several financial officers of the company spoke on condition that they not be named in
the press reports.
A. that they not be named
B. that their names will not be used
C. that their names are not used
D. of not having their names
E. of not naming them

Your reasoning for each choice. Tks!
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Re: on condition that... [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2008, 16:32
notahug wrote:
Several financial officers of the company spoke on condition that they not be named in
the press reports.
A. that they not be named
B. that their names will not be used
C. that their names are not used
D. of not having their names
E. of not naming them

Your reasoning for each choice. Tks!


A. this is similar to the subjunctives such as "require, demand, urge" etc..
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Re: on condition that... [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2008, 18:22
agreed with gmat tiger,a it is.Be should be used for subjunctives as stated above.
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Re: on condition that... [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2008, 18:52
I picked B..., but I didn't realize that it is a subj mood problem.
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Re: on condition that... [#permalink] New post 08 Apr 2008, 19:38
GMAT TIGER wrote:
notahug wrote:
Several financial officers of the company spoke on condition that they not be named in
the press reports.
A. that they not be named
B. that their names will not be used
C. that their names are not used
D. of not having their names
E. of not naming them

Your reasoning for each choice. Tks!


A. this is similar to the subjunctives such as "require, demand, urge" etc..


Tks !
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