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Q) According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority

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Re: SC: majority [#permalink] New post 13 Feb 2011, 03:03
B sounds good , but would be interesting to know why D is out !
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Re: SC: majority [#permalink] New post 05 Jul 2011, 04:18
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Q) According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger.

a..... -> because of and because it are not parallel

b. a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger -> perfect

c. the reason for majority rule is not because they are more likely to be right, they are stronger ->

d. the majority is allowed to rule because of its strength, not because it is more likely to be right

e. the reason why the majority rules is that it is strong, not because it is likely to be right -> NOT PARALLEL



best explaination

I was confused between B & D

now its clear
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Re: SC: majority [#permalink] New post 06 Jul 2011, 20:00
+1 B

Parallelism: because..., but because...
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Re: SC: majority [#permalink] New post 06 Jul 2011, 22:18
Went for E.. but with all the explanations, it is B...
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Re: SC: majority [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2011, 15:44
B as it is parallel and also has the correct usage of idioms of not X, but Y.
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Re: Q) According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2012, 23:02
Agree with B. Initially D selected wrongly.
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Re: Q) According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority [#permalink] New post 08 Mar 2012, 23:20
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Agree with B. Initially D selected wrongly.


B > NOT X BUT Y . :roll:
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Re: Q) According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority [#permalink] New post 09 Mar 2012, 05:42
B for correct II-ism and for correct pronoun.
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Re: Q) According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2012, 03:31
B is also parallel, not because....because...
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