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# Asset allocators create portfolios, often in the form of

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Asset allocators create portfolios, often in the form of mutual funds, with the intention to turn in good results in both â€œbullâ€

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07 Feb 2006, 00:13
Yes it should be C

'create portfolios...intended to turn in good results' is ||
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07 Feb 2006, 02:45
Short & Sweet C it is.

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07 Feb 2006, 08:57
guys what's wrong in A ?
I would go with A...

(A) with the intention
>>> looks fine
(B) the intention of which is
>>>wordy
(C) intended
>>> past participle not required here
(D) and intending
>>> its not the list of activity. this part of sentence describe what's said in first part.
(E) so intended as
>>>> I don't know why its wrong ..but does'nt sound right

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07 Feb 2006, 22:29
cool_jonny009 wrote:
guys what's wrong in A ?
I would go with A...

(A) with the intention
>>> looks fine
(B) the intention of which is
>>>wordy
(C) intended
>>> past participle not required here
(D) and intending
>>> its not the list of activity. this part of sentence describe what's said in first part.
(E) so intended as
>>>> I don't know why its wrong ..but does'nt sound right

I believe the correct idoim is "with the intention of..."
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08 Feb 2006, 02:27
OA is C

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09 Feb 2006, 07:52
Allright guys if C is OA then can somebody explain

what "intended " is modifying "mutual funds" of "portfolios" ?

Also is it right to have Two modifying phrase back to back , just comma between them?

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09 Feb 2006, 07:55
Late, but (C) does the trick.

intended to~ is idiomatic

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09 Feb 2006, 10:30
cool_jonny009 wrote:
Allright guys if C is OA then can somebody explain

what "intended " is modifying "mutual funds" of "portfolios" ?

Also is it right to have Two modifying phrase back to back , just comma between them?

I think "Intended" modifies "mutual funds". From what I understand modifier always modifies the closest phrase.

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09 Feb 2006, 20:23
I believe "intended" modifies "portfolios".

I believe "often in the form of mutual funds" is an apositive;a noun or pronoun -- often with modifiers -- set beside another noun or pronoun to explain or identify it. .

Asset allocators create portfolios,intended to turn in good results in both â€œbullâ€
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09 Feb 2006, 20:35
I belive I made a mistake with the commas in my explanation. its early morning en Barcelona. will correct it manana
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