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New post 26 Feb 2017, 10:32
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Hi chetan2u,

Can you please help decide between C and D?

IMO, in D the modifier "used to.." is quite clear and there seems to be no ambiguity. Can you please explain why C is preferred over D


C is preferred over D because of following reasons:

1. in D, the sentence means multiple exit polls are used to project one winner while the original sentence says exit polls for winners. So, there is ambiguity in D while the original meaning is maintained in C.
2. An Election's Winner vs Winner of an election --> Remember, GMAT prefers the latter unless we don't have any option to select the former.

Hence, though close contenders, C is preferred over D.


Could you please elaborate a bit more on your first point?

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Notice the word "winner" in original sentence and in option D. In the original sentence, we are talking about multiple winners but in D we are talking about only one winner "Election's winner".

Original sentence says there could be many winners of an election not just one, but in D we are told that we have only one winner. So, somewhere I could see meaning is getting distorted. Moreover, as per my point 2 above, I would always prefer to reject D. I hope it is clear now.

Which one would you prefer "pages of the book" or "book's page"?
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New post 09 Mar 2017, 05:25
the answer is C
my reasoning:
eliminated A - wrongly compared
B- seems for two purpose these exit polls are used so wrong and also run-on
D- modifier error
E- same as A
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