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# According to the professors philosophy, the antidote to envy

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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 it
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04 May 2006, 13:11
shampoo 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 it

A. because i know my philosophy.
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04 May 2006, 20:56
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shampoo 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 it

A. because i know my philosophy.

Agree with A.
Professor suggest some good reads on philosphy.
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04 May 2006, 21:59
Even I think it's A.....

It also falls under my philosophy.
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05 May 2006, 01:01
A by POE. A is wordy, but does not have errors.

(B) always work; because you donâ€™t think about it or assess it, you just do it - sentences separated by semicolon should be able to stand on their own.
(C) always oneâ€™s own work: not thinking about or assessing it, but simply to do it - thinking, assesssing, to do not parallel
(D) not to think or assess, but doing oneâ€™s own work to think, doing not parallel
(E) neither to think about oneâ€™s own work nor to assess it, it is always simply doing it - to think, to assess, doing not parallel
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05 May 2006, 05:21
OA is A.

Thanks for the explanation remgeo.
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05 May 2006, 09:01
Late but A. Although it's wordy, it's the correct option.

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08 May 2006, 20:44
Again.. please post the reference to the source...

and OA
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04 Jun 2006, 17:04
can some one explain what this sentence means??????????????????

I am having trouble understanding how this sentence is correct?

How can it be A?

D sounds grammetically most correct, althoughti might not be parallel!
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04 Jun 2006, 23:20
Will go with A
B is awkward. Always work is not clear.
C not parallel
D changes the meaning.
E awkward.
04 Jun 2006, 23:20
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