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With its abundance of noun inflections, Icelandic is one of

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With its abundance of noun inflections............. [#permalink] New post 13 Nov 2009, 04:34
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1.With its abundance of noun inflections, Icelandic is one of several Germanic languages that is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when translated into English.
(A) is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when translated into English
(B) are compact when they are written, but they can lengthen considerably when they are translated in English
(C) is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when being translated into English
(D) are compact when written but can lengthen considerably in English translation(D)
(E) is compact when it is written but can lengthen considerably when translated in English

I went for A but OA is B ....Please explain..
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Re: With its abundance of noun inflections............. [#permalink] New post 13 Nov 2009, 05:14
Never post the OA
use SPOILER..
[Reveal] Spoiler:
OA is Not B its D...............
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http://gmatsentencecorrection.blogspot. ... html#links

check the link..OA is not B :-D
good Q!
KocharRohit wrote:
1.With its abundance of noun inflections, Icelandic is one of several Germanic languages that is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when translated into English.
(A) is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when translated into English
(B) are compact when they are written, but they can lengthen considerably when they are translated in English
(C) is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when being translated into English
(D) are compact when written but can lengthen considerably in English translation(D)
(E) is compact when it is written but can lengthen considerably when translated in English

I went for A but OA is B ....Please explain..

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Re: With its abundance of noun inflections............. [#permalink] New post 13 Nov 2009, 05:20
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KocharRohit wrote:
1.With its abundance of noun inflections, Icelandic is one of several Germanic languages that is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when translated into English.
(A) is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when translated into English
(B) are compact when they are written, but they can lengthen considerably when they are translated in English
(C) is compact when written but can lengthen considerably when being translated into English
(D) are compact when written but can lengthen considerably in English translation(D)
(E) is compact when it is written but can lengthen considerably when translated in English

I went for A but OA is B ....Please explain..


common pattern for GMAT SC is
ONE OF + plural noun + THAT + plural verb
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Re: With its abundance of noun inflections............. [#permalink] New post 13 Nov 2009, 06:07
Sorry Friends OA is D..can you post more example with this rule One of + Plural Noun+ That + Plural verb...

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Re: With its abundance of noun inflections............. [#permalink] New post 21 Dec 2010, 03:45
Posting the wrong OA initially, actually stimulates active comprehension:)

Went for D non the less.
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