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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 08:04
I can't explain.
But using POE it should be 'A'
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 08:13
Even though it was not illegal for the bank to share its customer's personal and financial information with outside marketing company in return for a commision on sales, the state's attorney general accused the bank of engaging in deceptive business practices by failing to honor its promise to its customers to keep records private

A)by failing to honor its promise to its customers to keep
B)by its failure of honoring its promise to its customers to keep
C)in its failing to honor its promise to its customers of keeping
D)because of its failure in honoring its promise to its customers in keeping
E)because of its failure to honor its promise to its customers of keeping
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 08:16
I vote for B
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 08:33
Yurik79 wrote:
I vote for B


B is wordy.
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 09:02
Yurik79 wrote:
Even though it was not illegal for the bank to share its customer's personal and financial information with outside marketing company in return for a commision on sales, the state's attorney general accused the bank of engaging in deceptive business practices by failing to honor its promise to its customers to keep records private

A)by failing to honor its promise to its customers to keep
B)by its failure of honoring its promise to its customers to keep
C)in its failing to honor its promise to its customers of keeping
D)because of its failure in honoring its promise to its customers in keeping
E)because of its failure to honor its promise to its customers of keeping


Here is my two cents..

if you read the sentence as

the state's attorney general accused the bank ....... by failing

this construction sounds good.

For other choices, B, C

.... bank .... by its failure

D, E
.. and bank .... because of its failure...

are ackward construction.
Hence its A
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 15:32
I think its A. There is nothing wrong with the sentence and any of the other choices don't offerr any better alternative.

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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 15:46
I too am for A.
A)by failing to honor its promise to its customers to keep
Correct
B)by its failure of honoring its promise to its customers to keep
its - who does its refer to?
C)in its failing to honor its promise to its customers of keeping
"in its" - wrong usage
D)because of its failure in honoring its promise to its customers in keeping
because is wrong
E)because of its failure to honor its promise to its customers of keeping
because is wrong
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2006, 22:58
Chuckle..can u exxplain why "because" is wrong in option E?
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GMATPrep [#permalink] New post 04 May 2007, 00:33
Indeed, why "because" in E is wrong?
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 [#permalink] New post 04 May 2007, 11:49
chuckle wrote:
I too am for A.
A)by failing to honor its promise to its customers to keep
Correct
B)by its failure of honoring its promise to its customers to keep
its - who does its refer to?
C)in its failing to honor its promise to its customers of keeping
"in its" - wrong usage
D)because of its failure in honoring its promise to its customers in keeping
because is wrong
E)because of its failure to honor its promise to its customers of keeping
because is wrong


I think "of keeping " in E makes it an incorrect answer choice.
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