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With its plan to develop seven and a half acres of shore land, Cleveland is but one of a large number of communities on the Great Lakes that is looking to its waterfront as a way to improve the quality of urban life and attract new businesses.

(A) is looking to its waterfront as a way to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(B) is looking at its waterfront to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(C) are looking to their waterfronts to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(D) are looking to its waterfront as a way of improving the quality of urban life and attracting
(E) are looking at their waterfronts as a way they can improve the quality of urban life and attract
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17 Jun 2008, 02:34
Hi!
It's a good example, but it was already discussed several times.
Please, refer:
http://www.gmatclub.com/forum/11-p412600
http://www.gmatclub.com/forum/11-t30960
http://www.gmatclub.com/forum/11-p372340
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17 Jun 2008, 10:35
B

(A) is looking to its waterfront as a way to improve the quality of urban life and attract
looking to sound awkward

(B) is looking at its waterfront to improve the quality of urban life and attract
Hold it

(C) are looking to their waterfronts to improve the quality of urban life and attract
are is wrong, it should be singular, since we r talking about Cleveland

(D) are looking to its waterfront as a way of improving the quality of urban life and attracting
are is wrong, it should be singular, since we r talking about Cleveland

(E) are looking at their waterfronts as a way they can improve the quality of urban life and attract
are is wrong, it should be singular, since we r talking about Cleveland
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17 Jun 2008, 10:43

just learnt that 'look to ' is the correct idiom and not 'look at'

so the answer would be A.

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17 Jun 2008, 10:47
OA is C
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17 Jun 2008, 10:59
C???

can someone explain....i'm assuming the subject is cleaveland and not communities.
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17 Jun 2008, 11:43
clear C . the subject is " ......large number of communities "
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18 Jun 2008, 20:48
OA is C.
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