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The sports medicine program of the Olympic Training Centre [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2010, 18:55
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The sports medicine program of the Olympic Training Centre is geared toward enhancing athletes' performance and toward their preparation for international competition.

a) ....
b) is geared to enhance performance of athletes and to prepare them.
c) are geared to enhance athletes' performance and their preparation.
d) are geared toward the enhancement of athletes' performance and toward preparing them.
e) are geared toward enhancing the performance of athletes and preparing them.

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Re: SC med difficulty [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2010, 18:59
i pick B simpley because "toward enhancing" and "toward their preparation" are not parallel.
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Re: SC med difficulty [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2010, 19:33
I picked B too because of parallelism and the use of "is" for "the program"

Is the official answer accurate??
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Re: SC med difficulty [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2010, 20:30
+1 for B for the reason mentioned above
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Re: SC med difficulty [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2010, 23:00
I will go with B

to enhance performance of athletes and to prepare them ... are ||
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Re: SC med difficulty [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2010, 06:16
i chose B!

can you verify the OA please?
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Re: SC med difficulty [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2010, 06:52
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the correct question is:

'Sports Medicine Programs' is plural...hence we need 'are'

The Sports Medicine Programs of the Olympic Training Center, a complex where final try outs are held for athletes representing the US in the Olympics, is geared toward enhancing athletes' performance and toward their preparation for international competition.

A.) is geared toward enhancing athletes' performance and toward their preparation
B.) is geared to enhance the performance of athletes and to prepare them
C.) are geared to enhance athletes performance and their preparation
D.) are geared toward the enhancement of athletes' performance and toward preparing them
E.) are geared toward enhancing the performance of athletes and preparing them - CORRECT
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Re: SC med difficulty [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2010, 06:56
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The sports medicine program of the Olympic Training Centre is geared toward enhancing athletes' performance and toward their preparation for international competition. Highlighted Text is Singular

a) ....
b) is geared to enhance performance of athletes and to prepare them.
c) are geared to enhance athletes' performance and their preparation.
d) are geared toward the enhancement of athletes' performance and toward preparing them. change of meaning in enhancement
e) are geared toward enhancing the performance of athletes and preparing them.

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to enhance better than enhancing. Therefore, B.
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Re: SC med difficulty (Question rephrased) [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2010, 08:31
The sports medicine programs of the Olympic Training Centre is geared toward enhancing athletes' performance and toward their preparation for international competition.

a) ....
b) is geared to enhance performance of athletes and to prepare them.
c) are geared to enhance athletes' performance and their preparation.
d) are geared toward the enhancement of athletes' performance and toward preparing them.
e) are geared toward enhancing the performance of athletes and preparing them.


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