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# Because Halleys comet changes orbit slightly during the

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163. Because Halleyâ€™s comet changes orbit slightly during the seventy-six-year interval between passing close to Earth, it may veer onto a collision course with a planet sometime in the distant future.
(A) between passing
(B) of passing
(C) between its passes
(D) of its passes
(E) as it passes

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05 Mar 2006, 05:41
interval between~ is idiomatic.

(C) over A because its has a clear referent. Difficult SC.

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05 Mar 2006, 07:32
another C for correct idiom intervals between ....

Yeah, Vivek buddy, what's your baby's name?!!! . Will she be a future GMATclubber?!! Hik, but then these uncles and aunties will have probably gone away from this club

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05 Mar 2006, 09:33
laxieqv wrote:
another C for correct idiom intervals between ....

Yeah, Vivek buddy, what's your baby's name?!!! . Will she be a future GMATclubber?!! Hik, but then these uncles and aunties will have probably gone away from this club

Hey Laxie,
Her name is "Tanvi" which means "a delicate girl" but I want to make her tough enough to face GMAT sometime In fact, when she learnt to pick up things, the first thing she picked up was a pen!

Ha ha ha Yeah, these uncles, aunties will be away on their ventures but I'll give her all you buddies' contants so that she can keep disturbing you all!

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06 Mar 2006, 07:31
Because Halleyâ€™s comet changes orbit slightly during the seventy-six-year interval as it passes close to Earth, it may veer onto a collision course with a planet sometime in the distant future

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06 Mar 2006, 07:35
hellom3p wrote:
163.Because Halleyâ€™s comet changes orbit slightly during the seventy-six-year interval between passing close to Earth, it may veer onto a collision course with a planet sometime in the distant future.
(A) between passing
(B) of passing
(C) between its passes
(D) of its passes
(E) as it passes

"Interval between" is a correct usage but it seems to me that we need "interval between X and Y" . ^ B ^ sounds more accurate to me here. A very confusing question

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07 Mar 2006, 12:55
OA is C

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07 Mar 2006, 14:20
selene wrote:
hellom3p wrote:
163.Because Halleyâ€™s comet changes orbit slightly during the seventy-six-year interval between passing close to Earth, it may veer onto a collision course with a planet sometime in the distant future.
(A) between passing
(B) of passing
(C) between its passes
(D) of its passes
(E) as it passes

"Interval between" is a correct usage but it seems to me that we need "interval between X and Y" . ^ B ^ sounds more accurate to me here. A very confusing question

I read C as "between it passes"

Yes, it has to be C

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Re: SC - hallley   [#permalink] 07 Mar 2006, 14:20
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