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The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2006, 19:16
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The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new principle; it was employed in “Operation Bootstrapâ€
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Re: SC- Proposed UDZ [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2006, 19:26
[quote="arjsingh1976"]The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new principle; it was employed in “Operation Bootstrapâ€
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Re: SC- Proposed UDZ [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2006, 19:32
[quote="arjsingh1976"]The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new principle; it was employed in “Operation Bootstrapâ€
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2006, 23:25
I would go with B. not a..... but one..... seems to match-up.
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2006, 06:27
represent not a new principle

is the above phrase gramatically correct..............????
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 [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2006, 06:41
sounds a bit strange.
but the idiom : not X but Y is used correctly
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 00:19
jyotsnasarabu wrote:
represent not a new principle

is the above phrase gramatically correct..............????



For B 2.

it is weird, but correct. usually found in old style and formal writing.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 00:20
OA is B
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 02:13
was thinking between (B) and (D).

why is "are not a new principle" wrong?

thot that 'represent not a new principle' sounds a bit shakespearish, hence need to be avoided in GMAT.

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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 17:20
zones are not principles. Meaning is the problem.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 18:04
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zones are not principles. Meaning is the problem.


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but if you choose (B), and 'principle' is singular, shouldn't 'represent' becomes 'represents'? :shock:
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 18:49
I am sure that the answer is B but do not understand what is wrong with A.
I think “itâ€
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 18:52
Hang Tuah wrote:
tennis_ball wrote:
zones are not principles. Meaning is the problem.


tennis_ball,

but if you choose (B), and 'principle' is singular, shouldn't 'represent' becomes 'represents'? :shock:


Zones....do not represent

Zone...does not represent
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 19:03
hehee. thanks. :-D
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