Widely used in hospitals, the properties of petroleum jelly : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
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# Widely used in hospitals, the properties of petroleum jelly

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Widely used in hospitals, the properties of petroleum jelly are that it is sanitary and hypoallergenic as well as odorless and colorless.

A. Widely used in hospitals, the properties of petroleum jelly are that it is
B. Widely used in hospitals, the properties of petroleum jelly is that it is
C. In wide use in hospitals, petroleum jelly has the properties of being
D. Widely in use in hospitals, petroleum jelly is
E. Widely in use in hospitals, the properties of petroleum jelly are
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08 Dec 2004, 07:31
I will go with â€˜Dâ€™.
â€˜Aâ€™, â€˜Bâ€™ & â€˜Eâ€™ has a misplaced modifier
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08 Dec 2004, 07:33
ooops! I agree A does have a misplaced modifier problem
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08 Dec 2004, 08:31
i picked E... seems like i am wrong
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08 Dec 2004, 09:47
(D)
Very simple type of question about wrong referent noun.
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08 Dec 2004, 22:50
D...

original sentence ---- Widely used in hospitals incorrectly modifies the properties of petroleum jelly......it should modify petroleum jelly.

Of all the choices C and D come....betwen C and D ...D is better....
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08 Dec 2004, 22:53
qhoc0010 wrote:
What is the OA?

OA is D.
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