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The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals while large [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 03:51
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13. The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals
while large expensive hospitals remain
open seems a luxury that we can no
longer afford in order to maintain them.


(A) seems a luxury that we can no longer
afford in order to maintain them.

(B) seems to emphasize luxury over
economy, which we can no longer
afford.

(C) seems to be a waste of valuable
resources.

(D) seems a luxury we can no longer afford.

(E) seems too luxurious to be any longer
affordable.

OA will be posted later.
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 07:34
DenisSh wrote:
13. The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals
while large expensive hospitals remain
open seems a luxury that we can no
longer afford in order to maintain them.


(A) seems a luxury that we can no longer
afford in order to maintain them.

(B) seems to emphasize luxury over
economy, which we can no longer
afford.

(C) seems to be a waste of valuable
resources.

(D) seems a luxury we can no longer afford.

(E) seems too luxurious to be any longer
affordable.

OA will be posted later.



IS THIS A GMAT QUESTION :O

Well i think i answer should be C
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 07:36
Deciding between B and C. Choose B since C is a bit more exaggerated.
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 07:37
Denis,

What is the source of the questions?
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2009, 07:41
bipolarbear wrote:
Deciding between B and C. Choose B since C is a bit more exaggerated.


Hi..isnt "we" ambiguously used in the sentenced...one doesnt know who is getting affected by the opening and closing !!!
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 02 Aug 2009, 06:43
The correct answer is (D). The part of the sentence after “in” is surplus. (D) correctly dispenses with that part and preserves the rest.
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 02 Aug 2009, 06:49
This is the GMAT question, though neither from OG nor from 1,000 SC. :)
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 03 Aug 2009, 03:07
wat is the soruce of this question.

nothing else makes sense apart from D.
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Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals... [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2009, 01:50
so we does not need something like "to be" after seem?
Re: The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals...   [#permalink] 09 Aug 2009, 01:50
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