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754. The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.
(A) integrated more closely than never before and
(B) closely integrated more than ever before so
(C) more closely integrated as never before while
(D) more closely integrated than ever before and that
(E) more than ever before closely integrated as
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 [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2007, 23:09
I will also go with D but is the use of "THAT" really required here?
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Re: SC1000 #754 & OG Verbal 1987 [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2007, 01:42
bmwhype2 wrote:
754. The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.
(A) integrated more closely than never before and
(B) closely integrated more than ever before so
(C) more closely integrated as never before while
(D) more closely integrated than ever before and that
(E) more than ever before closely integrated as


I go with D.

I think B needs a comma to be grammatically correct (sounds silly right)
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2007, 05:32
The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.

D. more closely integrated than ever before and that

Its a Idiom (more than ever before) + Parallelism
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2007, 06:19
D it is.

Original has a split infinitive?

"integrated more closely" isnt as appealing as " more closely integrated"

and also "that......" and "that......" is a test of parallelism of clauses.
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2007, 09:19
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The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.

D. more closely integrated than ever before and that

Its a Idiom (more than ever before) + Parallelism


Nice... I dint notice this even though I ended up selecting the right choice. Something to look out for.
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Re: SC1000 #754 & OG Verbal 1987 [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2007, 13:28
OA is D.



botirvoy wrote:
I will go with D, as well.

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754. The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.
(A) integrated more closely than never before and - we need "ever" instead of "never", and "that" after "and"
(B) closely integrated more than ever before so - badly constructed
(C) more closely integrated as never before while - no good
(D) more closely integrated than ever before and that - nice one
(E) more than ever before closely integrated as - out
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