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# Any idioms, rules for this one?

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04 Dec 2003, 23:44
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Any idioms, rules for this one??
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05 Dec 2003, 23:12
A and E are the best.
A tries to provide 2 independent clauses..that's wrong in this context.

go with E

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06 Dec 2003, 15:31
dj wrote:
A and E are the best.
A tries to provide 2 independent clauses..that's wrong in this context.

go with E

is there appropriate closure in E

is it ok to end a sentence with demonstrates

thanks

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06 Dec 2003, 15:53
praetorian123 wrote:
dj wrote:
A and E are the best.
A tries to provide 2 independent clauses..that's wrong in this context.

go with E

is there appropriate closure in E

is it ok to end a sentence with demonstrates

thanks

If we were to use A, we should have used two independent sentences.
..sports should not be fiscal disaster. The financial.....demonstrates this fact. ..If this were be the case, I would have chose A.
E is the continous sentence that helps explaining the opening sentence.

does this make sense

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06 Dec 2003, 19:07
I vote for D.

E "... demonstrates" what? that it WAS a disaster or it WAS NOT?

D shows parallelism also Internation events and Olympic games ... (though not sure about thi part)

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06 Dec 2003, 20:04
where is the question? i can't see it?.....

and btw is that u in the picture..
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06 Dec 2003, 20:09
ok i see.

E looks right. but whats wrong with A.
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07 Dec 2003, 20:57
mY 2 cents:

Is it just me or is the first part of the sentence "Sporting events" being compared to " financial success..." and what not?
The only choice I see that makes and sense to me is B) Olympics is an example of an INternational Sporting event that is financially sucessful.

I would not as D) Praet..., purely because "...a fact demonstrated by 1992 Olympic games..." implies that they were financially successful. To say "...which were financially successful" is redundant.

K, I know everyone disagrees with me, but whats the Official answer here?

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07 Dec 2003, 20:57
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