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# Possible long-term consequences of the greenhouse effect

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06 Feb 2006, 01:33
It is E to me for ||ism "include melting of and a rise..."

'Possible...may' seem redundant so A, B C are out

D - what is melting the polar ice caps? Changes meaning....
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06 Feb 2006, 04:05
TeHCM wrote:
'Possible...may' seem redundant so A, B C are out

Very good point
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06 Feb 2006, 07:10
initially picked D, can see why its E now.

Since the first part of the sentence says 'Possible', I figured saying 'may' would be redundant, so immediately eliminated choices with may.
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06 Feb 2006, 08:08
TeHCM good explanation
First thought it should be B
agree E it is
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06 Feb 2006, 11:29
[quote="joemama142000"]Possible long-term consequences of the â€œgreenhouse effect,â€
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06 Feb 2006, 23:31
[quote="joemama142000"][quote="joemama142000"]Possible long-term consequences of the â€œgreenhouse effect,â€
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07 Feb 2006, 00:30
[quote="joemama142000"][quote="joemama142000"]Possible long-term consequences of the â€œgreenhouse effect,â€
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07 Feb 2006, 09:39
ps_dahiya,

I checked this in dictionary,

rise : Verb
rising : Noun
Melting : Noun

and now I am more confused
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07 Feb 2006, 10:27
cool_jonny009 wrote:
ps_dahiya,

I checked this in dictionary,

rise : Verb
rising : Noun
Melting : Noun

and now I am more confused

I agree that rise is a verb but it can also work as a noun. You don't use article "a" with verbs. "rise" is a noun in this context. Here "rise" is working as a noun. Here is the link

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=rise
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11 Jul 2007, 18:15
Can we assume this is one of the tougher SC question types? 680+?
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