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 [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2006, 04:02
Hi Karl

That was a very good question and tough one

Can anybody explain or give us some rules how to pinpoint the subject on those X of Y type questions???
I mentioned before some rules that I know

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Can someone help please?

I have seen both " look at" and " look to" . Which one is the correct idiom usage?

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 [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2006, 04:58
Hit the C.
For construction, conciseness and the appropriateness of the use of "are"
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2006, 05:24
ugo_castelo wrote:
Hi Karl

There a was a very good question and tough one

Can anybody explain or give us some rules how to pinpoint the subject on those X of Y type questions???
I mentioned before some rules that I know

thanks


Salut Ugo,

As I made several of such SCs with same outcome, from now I will apply the rule:

"singular noun" of "plural noun" that "plural verbs".
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2006, 05:37
Late as always. "but one of many + plural verb~"

The new Toyota hybrid is but one of many new ultra fuel efficient cars expected to hit the US market in early 2007.

"But" implies that there are many of such hybrids expected to be introduced.
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2006, 12:16
[/quote]

Salut Ugo,

As I made several of such SCs with same outcome, from now I will apply the rule:

"singular noun" of "plural noun" that "plural verbs".[/quote]

I like your rule, since "that" introduces a "essential modifier" different than "which" for example, it means that we cannot "erase the middleman ie: of y", ie

The actions of my friend are not very wise ( erase "of my friend")

As a general rule of "X of Y" from a Manhattan Gmat prep :
"if you can remove a phrase from the sentence ("of y") , and the sentence still makes sense, the phrase is likely a "middleman"

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OA is C.
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