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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

OA will be followed. Thank you!
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2004, 21:05
He in original is ambiguous..as it can refer to both employee or employer..
Second idiom is " recoup for"
Answer should be E
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2004, 06:41
venksune is close. OA is B.

But I think 'is entitle' should be 'is entitled', because 'entitle' is a verb.
How can B be the answer? :no
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2004, 10:51
B is correct
A,C and D are out because "he" is ambiguous and we need to make sure that it is the employer who will recoup the losses.
E is unidiomatic. You "recoup your losses", you do not "recoup for your losses"
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2004, 10:58
Paul wrote:
B is correct
A,C and D are out because "he" is ambiguous and we need to make sure that it is the employer who will recoup the losses.
E is unidiomatic. You "recoup your losses", you do not "recoup for your losses"


Paul, but B says "the employer is entitle to recoup"
Shouldn't this be "the employer is entitled to recoup"

Btw, TIANMU, when you said "OA will be followed", did u mean "OA will follow"? :)
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2004, 11:00
I think B has a typo which misled everyone. E cannot be the answer. Tianmu, please verify that B does not have any typo.
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2004, 11:12
If the correct wording is "the employer is entitle to recoup", my choice was C.
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2004, 15:29
Paul wrote:
I think B has a typo which misled everyone. E cannot be the answer. Tianmu, please verify that B does not have any typo.


I copied and pasted this question from GMAT885SC.

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=5210

This question is from SECTION B - 4(page75).
I guess GMAT885SC is edited in China, because there are some Chinese
charactors in it. But I am not sure whether it has typos or not.
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2004, 15:39
hardworker_indian wrote:
Paul wrote:
B is correct
A,C and D are out because "he" is ambiguous and we need to make sure that it is the employer who will recoup the losses.
E is unidiomatic. You "recoup your losses", you do not "recoup for your losses"


Paul, but B says "the employer is entitle to recoup"
Shouldn't this be "the employer is entitled to recoup"

Btw, TIANMU, when you said "OA will be followed", did u mean "OA will follow"? :)


Thank you very much for your pointing out my mistake.
I will say 'OA will follow' from now on. :thanks
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2004, 19:25
I would go with choice C.

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1. recoup for is totally not acceptable so D and E are out.

2. Amongst A B and C all three can be proved right grammatically with scenarios. But, if we look at the word 'entitlement', this denotes a past action. and this past tense is denoted by C alone with the proper usage of pronouns.
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2004, 19:29
(B) for me. the pronoun 'he' in the original sentence can refer to either the employer or employee. (B) makes it clear by using the noun 'employer. Also, you do not recoup for.
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