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Under the new corporate insurance policy, when an employer is charged for damages to a third party wholly or largely as a result of actions by an employee, he is entitled to recoup the amount of the damages.
(A) he is entitled to recoup
(B) the employer is entitle to recoup
(C) he or she is entitled to recoup
(D) he is entitled to recoup for
(E) the employer is entitled to recoup for
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10 Jul 2004, 20:42
gmatblast wrote:
Under the new corporate insurance policy, when an employer is charged for damages to a third party wholly or largely as a result of actions by an employee, he is entitled to recoup the amount of the damages.
(A) he is entitled to recoup
(B) the employer is entitle to recoup
(C) he or she is entitled to recoup
(D) he is entitled to recoup for
(E) the employer is entitled to recoup for

it's between B and E. I think, recoup (reimburse) for is right. charged...entitled (not entitle)

E??
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10 Jul 2004, 21:19
Sorry "recoup for" is wrong http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define. ... &dict=CALD. The ans is B.
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10 Jul 2004, 21:27
bigtooth81 wrote:
Sorry "recoup for" is wrong http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define. ... &dict=CALD. The ans is B.

I don't see any information under this link

anyway... your punch line is from Forrest Gump, right?? (life is like a box of chocs...)
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10 Jul 2004, 22:36
1 min. B for me.
I believe it is "recoup the amount". It is similar to when you say "recoup your losses". You just don't say "recoup for your losses"
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10 Jul 2004, 22:48
Paul wrote:
1 min. B for me.
I believe it is "recoup the amount". It is similar to when you say "recoup your losses". You just don't say "recoup for your losses"

but, is Entitle correct in B. Shouldn't this be Entitled? Or, is it a typo?
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10 Jul 2004, 22:53
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Paul wrote:
1 min. B for me.
I believe it is "recoup the amount". It is similar to when you say "recoup your losses". You just don't say "recoup for your losses"

but, is Entitle correct in B. Shouldn't this be Entitled? Or, is it a typo?

I'm sure it is a typo B must be it for E does not make sense with "recoup for"
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10 Jul 2004, 23:36
dj wrote:
bigtooth81 wrote:
Sorry "recoup for" is wrong http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define. ... &dict=CALD. The ans is B.

I don't see any information under this link

anyway... your punch line is from Forrest Gump, right?? (life is like a box of chocs...)

Yeah Forrest Gump it's my favourite quote.

Definition (from Cambridge Advanced learner's dic)
recoup [Show phonetics]
verb [T]
to get back money that you have spent or lost:
It takes a while to recoup the initial costs of starting up a business.
The gambler recouped his losses in the next game.
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11 Jul 2004, 05:22
B provided there's a typo.
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11 Jul 2004, 05:50
Paul
Given that this is not typo, will you still choose the same answer?
I think dj's point is more valid.
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11 Jul 2004, 11:50
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Paul
Given that this is not typo, will you still choose the same answer?
I think dj's point is more valid.

yep, I will, surely, go with D if B has no typo, else B is better.
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11 Jul 2004, 12:23
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Yeah Forrest Gump it's my favourite quote.

it indeed is a great quote.

I remember b/c yesterday only I watched it..ah! for the 6th or 7th time.
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11 Jul 2004, 17:22
The official answer is B. I wanted to confirm that there is a typo in B.
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