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Unlike most cities, transportation in New York is not predominantly dependent on the automobile.
(D) For transportation, unlike most cities, New York is not predominantly dependent
(E) Unlike most cities, New York is not predominantly dependent for transportation

I'm having trouble finding a grammar error here.
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New post 03 Mar 2005, 21:15
Please dont forget to underline your sentence.

IMO, (D) is better.
For transportation, unlike most cities, New York is not predominantly dependent on the automobile.

For transportation : modifies automobile
unlike most cities: modifies NewYork

Correct me If I am wrong...
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New post 04 Mar 2005, 01:46
in E, dependent should be followed with on

dependent on X for Y
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Unlike most cities, transportation in New York is not predominantly dependent on the automobile.
(D) For transportation, unlike most cities, New York is not predominantly dependent
(E) Unlike most cities, New York is not predominantly dependent for transportation

I'm having trouble finding a grammar error here.


E is better.
In choice D, it seems to compare transportation with cities.
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OA is E.
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chunjuwu wrote:
Grant wrote:
Unlike most cities, transportation in New York is not predominantly dependent on the automobile.
(D) For transportation, unlike most cities, New York is not predominantly dependent
(E) Unlike most cities, New York is not predominantly dependent for transportation

I'm having trouble finding a grammar error here.


E is better.
In choice D, it seems to compare transportation with cities.


Yeah u r right.. :oops:
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New post 04 Mar 2005, 17:31
OA is E???

"Dependent For" is correct???

Grant :

The purpose would be defeated if we were to pick from only 2 choices. So please post all the choices.
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New post 05 Mar 2005, 10:11
here "unlike most cities" is non restrictive placed between "commas"

with out the non restrictive part we can read the sentence as

"for transportation, newyork is dependent on------"

now my question is, how can this sentence with the non restrictive part included be considered to compare newyork with transportation.
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