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The proposed health care bill would increase government regulation to health insurance, establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who otherwise could be uncovered for months

a] establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who

b] establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs

c] to establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who change jobs that

d] for establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and workers changing jobs who

e] for the establishment of standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs that

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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2009, 10:55
C. But I am assuming there is typo .... u typed 'oh' and thought it should be 'to' ..
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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 24 Jan 2009, 11:41
IMO B.

to people is parallel with to worker and who refers to worker appropriately.
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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2009, 14:13
It might seem kinda crazy, but for me there is no correct answer...

C & E are out because of the use of "that", which makes the sentence incorrect, as uncovered then refers to jobs instead of workers.

A is wrong because of the tense used (establish).

B uses establishing, is parallel and has the correct use of "who". But, "to workers who are changing jobs otherwise could be uncovered..." does not have a complete meaning (it should be "to workers changing jobs who otherwise could..."

In D, i dont like the construction "For establishing". Some of you might say the sentence ain't parallel, but I think it wouldn't be necessary to repeat the "to" before workers.

I really don't know what to make of it.

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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2009, 15:42
reply2spg wrote:
The proposed health care bill would increase government regulation to health insurance, [establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who] otherwise could be uncovered for months

a] establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who

b] establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs

c] to establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who change jobs that
d] for establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and workers changing jobs who
e] for the establishment of standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs that


A,D -- out who refers to jobs.
C,E jobs that could be uncovered for months..
"uncovered for months" incorrectly refers to jobs instead of workers.

Finally chose B.
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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2009, 17:18
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reply2spg wrote:
The proposed health care bill would increase government regulation to health insurance, [establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who] otherwise could be uncovered for months

a] establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who

b] establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs

c] to establish standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who change jobs that
d] for establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and workers changing jobs who
e] for the establishment of standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs that


A,D -- out who refers to jobs.
C,E jobs that could be uncovered for months..
"uncovered for months" incorrectly refers to jobs instead of workers.

Finally chose B.


As I told you in my first post, I was not convinced that there was a correct answer among the ones provided. So, I went looking for some light to shed on the problem.

It turns out option B was indeed, as I suspected, missing a piece. The answer should be "establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to peole with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs and".

So, I choose B.

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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 27 Jan 2009, 05:00
B seems better than other options (as already explained by others).
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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 27 Jan 2009, 06:21
scthakur, suresh -------- can you explain why A is wrong???
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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 27 Jan 2009, 06:46
rampuria wrote:
scthakur, suresh -------- can you explain why A is wrong???


jobs who --> here "who" refers to "jobs" thats not correct.
workers who --> correct form.
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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 27 Jan 2009, 08:01
x2suresh wrote:
rampuria wrote:
scthakur, suresh -------- can you explain why A is wrong???


jobs who --> here "who" refers to "jobs" thats not correct.
workers who --> correct form.



In B i am finding it difficult to understand " who are changing jobs ".....Why do we need a present continuous tense.
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Re: SC: who [#permalink] New post 27 Jan 2009, 09:47
rampuria wrote:
x2suresh wrote:
rampuria wrote:
scthakur, suresh -------- can you explain why A is wrong???


jobs who --> here "who" refers to "jobs" thats not correct.
workers who --> correct form.



In B i am finding it difficult to understand " who are changing jobs ".....Why do we need a present continuous tense.



It essentially means "workers who keep changing jobs....".
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