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# An unusually strong cyclist can, it is hoped, provide enough

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An unusually strong cyclist can, it is hoped, provide enough [#permalink]

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09 Jul 2007, 21:24
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An unusually strong cyclist can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set a new distance record for human-powered aircraft in MIT’s diaphanous construction of graphite fiber and plastic.
(A) can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set
(B) it is hoped, can provide enough power that will set
(C) hopefully can provide enough power, this will set
(D) is hopeful to set
(E) hopes setting
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09 Jul 2007, 21:54
pawan82 wrote:
An unusually strong cyclist can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set a new distance record for human-powered aircraft in MIT’s diaphanous construction of graphite fiber and plastic.
(A) can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set
(B) it is hoped, can provide enough power that will set
(C) hopefully can provide enough power, this will set
(D) is hopeful to set
(E) hopes setting

i take A.

its between A and B but B has a blunder. i.e. no comma before "it is hopes".
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10 Jul 2007, 05:16
But does'nt A sound incorrect in its construction of it is hoped???
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10 Jul 2007, 11:19
Himalayan wrote:
pawan82 wrote:
An unusually strong cyclist can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set a new distance record for human-powered aircraft in MIT’s diaphanous construction of graphite fiber and plastic.
(A) can, it is hoped, provide enough power to set
(B) it is hoped, can provide enough power that will set
(C) hopefully can provide enough power, this will set
(D) is hopeful to set
(E) hopes setting

i take A.

its between A and B but B has a blunder. i.e. no comma before "it is hopes".

A is right. But IMHO B is wrong not for the reason provided by Himalayan but because the "can" is too far away from the subject
Re: SC :- cyclist   [#permalink] 10 Jul 2007, 11:19
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