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New post 25 Jul 2009, 21:04
Ans: E for following IIism , all other choices creates wrong IIism
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I think it is C : coz it just sounds right ...became - well known
became - as well known does not quite sound right...
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IMO E

as well known........as

Parallelism
for her.... for her.....

C is wordy. Well know of is better than well known because

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OA is E
but i want to know
Why B is incorrect - "as much for (bla.... bla...bla...) as for (bla.... bla...bla...)"
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New post 26 Jul 2009, 02:25
panacea6565 wrote:
OA is E
but i want to know
Why B is incorrect - "as much for (bla.... bla...bla...) as for (bla.... bla...bla...)"


B:
for having an eccentric personality -|- her skillful...

E:
for her eccentric personality -|- her skillful ..

1) E is better in parallelism

2) In GMAT, 'being' and 'having' should be avoided.

3) IMO, 'as well known ... as ...' is better than 'well known as much .. as ..'.
==> not sure if the latter is the correct usage. Can someone confirm!
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