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SC- Great Plains [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2006, 20:53
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2006, 21:13
weird one...has been posted earlier few times

A, B and C are wrong because they use 'it' and 'them' that dont have clear referrent

D is passive

E is correct answerr
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2006, 02:20
mahesh004 wrote:
weird one...has been posted earlier few times

A, B and C are wrong because they use 'it' and 'them' that dont have clear referrent

D is passive

E is correct answerr


Mahesh,

E seems to be passive. No?

"Making do without" looks awkward. No?
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2006, 02:59
No D is active as it conveys action settlers did something.

E is passive.

The later part of the sentence remains same for both sentences.
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Re: SC- Great Plains [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2006, 05:41
heman wrote:
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caught between A and D

A: making it without -- it has no referent

D: making do without -- idiomatic

(D) wins ..
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Re: SC- Great Plains [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2006, 05:43
heman wrote:
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caught between A and D

A: making it without -- it has no referent

D: making do without -- idiomatic

(D) wins ..
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2006, 06:35
Waw this is good one.

Didn't know making/make do is a proper idiom.

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 [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2006, 08:25
OA is D. No OE is available is as this is from ETS paper test

I have been speaking English for a long time ,have never come across any1 using making do :(

Unfortunately for me D and E were the 1st 2 options I struck out :beat

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