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A recent study on Lyme Disease suggests that people who are bitten by ticks, especially by the lone star tick, develop a severe allergy to meat that scientists believe to be turning into an epidemic.

A. to be
B. it is
C. is
D. would be
E. it would be

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Here is the explanation, "....allergy to meat that is turning..."
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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A recent study on Lyme Disease suggests that people who are bitten by ticks, especially by the lone star tick, develop a severe allergy to meat that scientists believe to be turning into an epidemic.

A. to be
B. it is
C. is
D. would be
E. it would be

I picked A because it indicates "to verb" as an intention.
Can anyone help me explain why is it C?

I believe it is a meaning problem

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A recent study on Lyme Disease suggests that people who are bitten by ticks, especially by the lone star tick, develop a severe allergy to meat that scientists believe to be turning into an epidemic.

A. to be
B. it is
C. is
D. would be
E. it would be

I picked A because it indicates "to verb" as an intention.
Can anyone help me explain why is it C?

I believe it is a meaning problem


Here is the explanation, "....allergy to meat that is turning..."

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New post 04 Dec 2017, 19:31
is this from og.
why d is wrong?

if it is not from og, you should be more careful.

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New post 04 Dec 2017, 19:36
thangvietnam wrote:
is this from og.
why d is wrong?

if it is not from og, you should be more careful.


according to the discussion on beatgmatforum, this question did appear in OG 2010.
The official explanation is long, and confusing. There are alternative explanations, but many explanations discuss about additional theories of grammar. Because of all of these, I cannot remember specific explanations. Nevertheless, C is OA.

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Confused between C and D, can someone explain?

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Stuck between C and D.
Experts ????

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