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# According to the professors philosophy, the antidote to envy

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

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14 Aug 2007, 10:24
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Parallelism and clarity...it uses an absolute phrase correctly.

Make a search on this forum and you will find great explanation by Paul.
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15 Aug 2007, 10:01
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very tough

I narrowed it down to A & B, but B starts off with because; there is no need for a semicolon, plus it changes the meaning a bit-- it's not work per say, but rather one's own work.
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08 Feb 2008, 08:36
i dont understand the following: "one’s own work, always one’s own work"
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20 May 2008, 00:35
I don't get it. ICan someone please elaborate further. If I get something like this on the GMAT I would freak out.
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12 Jun 2008, 06:35
Great explanations buddies

A it is.

And it was very tuff.
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03 Jan 2009, 00:59
Can some one pls explain why A.
Because i read some where "do it" is almost wrong in GMAT
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03 Jan 2009, 01:49
AmitGUPTA wrote:
Can some one pls explain why A.
Because i read some where "do it" is almost wrong in GMAT

"almost wrong" is not always wrong, depending on the situation.

I saw some convincing reasoning posted by some others. If you still not get the point, ask again.!

1800rajesh@gmail.com wrote:
54. According to the professor’s philosophy, the antidote to envy is one’s own work, always one’s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it.
(A) one’s own work, always one’s own work: not thinking about it, not assessing it, but simply doing it
(B) always work; because you don’t think about it or assess it, you just do it
(C) always one’s own work: not thinking about or assessing it, but simply to do it
(D) not to think or assess, but doing one’s own work
(E) neither to think about one’s own work nor to assess it, it is always simply doing it

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03 Jan 2009, 08:26
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just guess and move on
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