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According to the professorâ€™s philosophy, the antidote to envy is oneâ€™s own work, always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it.
(A) oneâ€™s own work, always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it
(B) always work; because you donâ€™t think about it or assess it, you just do it
(C) always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about or assessing it, but simply to do it
(D) not to think or assess, but doing oneâ€™s own work
(E) neither to think about oneâ€™s own work nor to assess it, it is always simply doing

"d" is the most concise one so "d" what do u say ?
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18 Jun 2006, 10:17
beyondinfinity wrote:
According to the professorâ€™s philosophy, the antidote to envy is oneâ€™s own work, always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it.
(A) oneâ€™s own work, always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it
(B) always work; because you donâ€™t think about it or assess it, you just do it
(C) always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about or assessing it, but simply to do it
(D) not to think or assess, but doing oneâ€™s own work
(E) neither to think about oneâ€™s own work nor to assess it, it is always simply doing

"d" is the most concise one so "d" what do u say ?

this SC tests parallelism!
only A has perfect parallelism : not thinking....not assessing....simply doing....
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18 Jun 2006, 10:24
beyondinfinity wrote:
According to the professorâ€™s philosophy, the antidote to envy is oneâ€™s own work, always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it.
(A) oneâ€™s own work, always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it
(B) always work; because you donâ€™t think about it or assess it, you just do it
(C) always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about or assessing it, but simply to do it
(D) not to think or assess, but doing oneâ€™s own work
(E) neither to think about oneâ€™s own work nor to assess it, it is always simply doing

"d" is the most concise one so "d" what do u say ?

A ,B ,C are out as the antidote to envy is not to think about one's own work
Between D and E will choose D.
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18 Jun 2006, 10:36
Very confusing. I agree that this sentence tests ll ism. But at first I choose B. B is ll too, but "always work" and reference to "you" are a little off. After reading the posts I lean more to A.
What is AO?
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18 Jun 2006, 11:38
the OA is "a"
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18 Jun 2006, 22:27
Late but A.
Parallelism is tested and only A stands.
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18 Jun 2006, 23:48
B is out --> meaning changed
C --> lacks parallelism
D --> awkward phrasing
E --> lacks parallelism

A is okay
18 Jun 2006, 23:48
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