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Because Halleys comet changes orbit slightly during the

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22. Because Halley’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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New post 30 Jun 2009, 22:32
How can "between its passes " be a correct option :roll:
In GMAT, "between" is used when we have only 2 options, like between X and Y. Isn't it ?
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The passes being talked about are consecutive passes.
So in effect 2 things are being compared and hence we can use between
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New post 01 Jul 2009, 00:34
Hi,
C is the correct option.
1.Passes has to be used ........Passing cannot be used...
2. Between is ok as it is between 2 different passes hence and not req....
3. Interval of is not proper usage.... :)

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