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Science writers frequently depict the freshwater sharks of Lake Nicaragua as the most ferocious sharks in nature.
the freshwater sharks of Lake Nicaragua as

the freshwater sharks of Lake Nicaragua to be

the freshwater sharks of Lake Nicaragua to have been

that the freshwater sharks of Lake Nicaragua are

the freshwater sharks of Lake Nicaragua as being
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09 Apr 2006, 15:42
I will go with A. The correct phrase is 'depicted ... as'.
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10 Apr 2006, 20:08
selene wrote:
^ A ^

"depict sth/sb as.." is the correct idiom..

What is wrong with E? I believe the idiom iscorrect as well "depict...as":-)
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10 Apr 2006, 20:16
A seems right. But, Why is B wrong?
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10 Apr 2006, 20:34
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B is not 'wrong', but on the GMAT the phrase 'to be' is generally frowned upon. So avoid where possible (like here!)
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10 Apr 2006, 20:39
ypambou wrote:
selene wrote:
^ A ^

"depict sth/sb as.." is the correct idiom..

What is wrong with E? I believe the idiom iscorrect as well "depict...as":-)

"being" is almost always wrong in gamt.

A is plain and correct...
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10 Apr 2006, 20:40
cheti wrote:
A seems right. But, Why is B wrong?

As Selene said the idiom is - depict as and not depcit to be
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11 Apr 2006, 02:33
ypambou wrote:
selene wrote:
^ A ^

"depict sth/sb as.." is the correct idiom..

What is wrong with E? I believe the idiom iscorrect as well "depict...as":-)

Yes, as Professor explained, "being" is mostly wrong in GMAT. Moreover, it creates redundancy in E
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28 Mar 2013, 18:53
B: to be almost always incorrect for the gmat
C: wrong verb tense
D: sounds weird to me
E: redundancy and -ing form is almost always incorrect.

hence, A is correct, simple and concise
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depict .... as is the right idiom !
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