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# All the other choices except D have an issue with them: A)

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All the other choices except D have an issue with them: A) [#permalink]

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15 Jan 2011, 09:12
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All the other choices except D have an issue with them:

A) should be has shown (Subject verb error)
B) is to be rising is convoluted and not correct (style error)
C) Does not make sense
D) Correct
E) should be rising, not raising

Sometimes the correct answer is the one that has the least issues.

kamalkicks wrote:
31. Although a trend in the stock market have shown investor confidence may finally be
rising, the current economic recovery continues to fluctuate sporadically which keeps
hopes in check.
a) have shown investor confidence may finally be rising
b) has shown investor confidence is to be finally rising
c) is to show that consumer confidence may be rising
d) has shown investor confidence may finally be rising
e) may be showing a raising in investor confidence

the correct answer is d?????? is there anything wrong in choice d

this is the question from club grammar book.
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: sc club grammar book question no 31 [#permalink]

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15 Jan 2011, 10:49
i dont understand your question...are u saying D is incorrect??
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Re: sc club grammar book question no 31 [#permalink]

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15 Jan 2011, 11:45
so wat do u think is the perfect answer?? cud u elaborate plz??
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Re: sc club grammar book question no 31 [#permalink]

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15 Jan 2011, 20:52
hmmm......interesting......
i think there is nothing wrong with the sentence as such but using "that" makes it sound a little bit more nice....
u got a valid point mate
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Re: sc club grammar book question no 31 [#permalink]

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15 Jan 2011, 20:53
That is often optional and is not an error/mistake. GMAT will never give you 2 choices where one would have "that" and another would not have one as it is too subtle and though it is "nicer" as correctly pointed out, it is not incorrect not to have a "that"
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Re: sc club grammar book question no 31   [#permalink] 15 Jan 2011, 20:53
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