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861. Those who enter marathons soon learn that, to succeed in these grueling competitive events, runners must be in excellent condition, have unshakable self-confidence, and, most important of all,

(A) know how to pace yourself
(B) is knowing how to pace yourself
(C) know how to pace themselves
(D) you must pace yourself
(E) they must know how to pace themselves
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 [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 14:02
Agreed with C. You and yourself are wrong usage here, E has unnecessary "they must".
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Re: SC1000 #861 Runners [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2007, 20:07
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861. Those who enter marathons soon learn that, to succeed in these grueling competitive events, runners must be in excellent condition, have unshakable self-confidence, and, most important of all,

(A) know how to pace yourself
(B) is knowing how to pace yourself
(C) know how to pace themselves
(D) you must pace yourself
(E) they must know how to pace themselves


vote for C

"yourself" is wrong
"themselves" reflexively refers to "runners"
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 [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2007, 09:38
between C & E, E is too wordy, answer is C
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