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After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nationâ€™s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery. (A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have (B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having (C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has (D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has (E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have Director Joined: 14 Sep 2005 Posts: 988 Location: South Korea Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 173 [0], given: 0 Re: SC-Industry [#permalink] ### Show Tags 10 Dec 2005, 01:32 cool_jonny009 wrote: After suffering$2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nationâ€™s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery.
(A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have
(B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having
(C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has
(D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has
(E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have

1. (B), (C), and (E) are out because it has to be "from X to Y".
2. (D) sounds weird in that it says "The industry appears that it did something".

I vote for (A).
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After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nationâ€™s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery. Omit the clause in red and the sentence is grammatically fine. (A) Senior Manager Joined: 11 May 2004 Posts: 454 Location: New York Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 49 [0], given: 0 Re: SC-Industry [#permalink] ### Show Tags 10 Dec 2005, 21:18 Another A. The trigger for me was the 'from'. I thought of the idiom 'from x to y' cool_jonny009 wrote: After suffering$2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nationâ€™s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery.
(A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have
(B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having
(C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has
(D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has
(E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have
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11 Dec 2005, 08:52
from.... to: correct idiom
B, C, E out
Consider between A and D. I stick to A. D seems awkward
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06 Jan 2006, 00:03
Another A

which is used as restrictive clasue in the sentence so it must be one whole sentence
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06 Jan 2006, 08:22
cool_jonny009 wrote:
After suffering $2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nationâ€™s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery. (A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have (B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having (C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has (D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has (E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have From A to B is the correct idiom so B, C, and E are gone............ you're down to 50 50 between A and D the only differece between the two is at the end, appears to have sounds better than appears that it has, so go with A Intern Joined: 08 Dec 2005 Posts: 20 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 'A' is the correct answer [#permalink] ### Show Tags 06 Jan 2006, 09:34 I would go with 'A'. From 'A' to 'B' is the correct idiom and there is no need for a pronoun 'it' to refer to the antecedent 'Nation's semiconductor industry. _________________ MBADREAMER Director Joined: 04 Oct 2005 Posts: 583 Location: Chicago Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 06 Jan 2006, 23:25 And the vote goes to A.. I got confused with D for some time, thinking that "nations semicondustor industry" is singular and it warrants "has", but then the sentence sounds awkward...Guys , the rule is "have" to be used with "plural subjects"..Isnt it??? Then is "semiconductor industry" singular? SVP Joined: 16 Oct 2003 Posts: 1805 Followers: 5 Kudos [?]: 154 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 06 Jan 2006, 23:30 Orrite you guys! I am on....... A Can you see it? Current Student Joined: 29 Jan 2005 Posts: 5221 Followers: 26 Kudos [?]: 404 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 14 Jan 2006, 08:49 Bhai wrote: Orrite you guys! I am on....... A Can you see it? Well I guess Bhai settled it once and for all. The OA must be A. SVP Joined: 16 Oct 2003 Posts: 1805 Followers: 5 Kudos [?]: 154 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 14 Jan 2006, 10:50 GMATT73 wrote: Bhai wrote: Orrite you guys! I am on....... A Can you see it? Well I guess Bhai settled it once and for all. The OA must be A. Actually I wanted to let you guys know that I am back after a brief hiatus. Manager Joined: 02 Oct 2005 Posts: 53 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 20 Jan 2006, 03:43 If we remove the part between commas like GMATT73 suggested, we are left with A and D. Again, the correct idiom "from A to B" leaves us with A. Manager Status: GMAT BATTLE - WIN OR DIE Joined: 02 May 2011 Posts: 167 Concentration: General Management, Entrepreneurship GMAT Date: 12-22-2011 GPA: 3.81 WE: General Management (Hospitality and Tourism) Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 89 [0], given: 13 Re: SC-Industry [#permalink] ### Show Tags 25 Jul 2011, 06:40 I have the same ellimination process gamjatang wrote: cool_jonny009 wrote: After suffering$2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nationâ€™s semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery.
(A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have
(B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having
(C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has
(D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has
(E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have

1. (B), (C), and (E) are out because it has to be "from X to Y".
2. (D) sounds weird in that it says "The industry appears that it did something".

I vote for (A).
Re: SC-Industry   [#permalink] 25 Jul 2011, 06:40
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