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The first woman elected to Congress in the United States, many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace, as shown by her legislative votes against joining both World Wars.

(A) many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace
(B) many people view Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her commitment to peace
(C) Jeanette Rankin is considered as a role model by many people because of her commitment to peace
(D) many people see Jeanette Rankin as a role model because of her commitment to peace
(E) Jeanette Rankin is regarded by many people as a role model because of her commitment to peace
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New post 10 Sep 2011, 15:11
We need noun(Jeanette Rankin) after the opening sentence, ABD are out.
considered as is WRONG. C also out.

E is the winner.
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The first woman elected to Congress in the United States, many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace, as shown by her legislative votes against joining both World Wars.

A. many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace

B. many people view Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her commitment to peace

C. Jeanette Rankin is considered as a role model by many people because of her commitment to peace

D. many people see Jeanette Rankin as a role model because of her commitment to peace

E. Jeanette Rankin is regarded by many people as a role model because of her commitment to peace


It should be E.

ABD - each has wrong modifier because "The first woman elected to Congress in the United States" - an absolute phrase- should be followed by Jeanette Rankin.

C has wrong idiom - "considered as ". "consider as" and "consider to be" both are wrong. The correct idiom is - consider.

However there are other problems with the wrong choices ABCD.

"Because of" is also least favored in GMAT but E has least problems. Therefore it is E.
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The first woman elected to Congress in the United States, many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace, as shown by her legislative votes against joining both World Wars.

A. many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace

B. many people view Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her commitment to peace

C. Jeanette Rankin is considered as a role model by many people because of her commitment to peace

D. many people see Jeanette Rankin as a role model because of her commitment to peace

E. Jeanette Rankin is regarded by many people as a role model because of her commitment to peace


It should be E.

ABD - each has wrong modifier because "The first woman elected to Congress in the United States" - an absolute phrase- should be followed by Jeanette Rankin.

C has wrong idiom - "considered as ". "consider as" and "consider to be" both are wrong. The correct idiom is - consider.

However there are other problems with the wrong choices ABCD.

"Because of" is also least favored in GMAT but E has least problems. Therefore it is E.


Thanks 4r ur explanation .But can u tell the exact idiom of "consider" becoz i guess consider to be is right ??
And laso is 'regarded as' is right idiom?

Thanks in advance.
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kkalyan wrote:
The first woman elected to Congress in the United States, many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace, as shown by her legislative votes against joining both World Wars.

(A) many people regard Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her committing to peace
(B) many people view Jeanette Rankin to be a role model because of her commitment to peace
(C) Jeanette Rankin is considered as a role model by many people because of her commitment to peace
(D) many people see Jeanette Rankin as a role model because of her commitment to peace
(E) Jeanette Rankin is regarded by many people as a role model because of her commitment to peace


The initial non-underlined part must immediately refer to JR.
A, B & E can be eliminated on these grounds.
C uses 'considered as' -> Consider X Y is the right usage of this idiom. No other forms such as consider as, consider to be should be used.

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