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Because of her excellent grades in school, Jessica’s parents permitted

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Because of her excellent grades in school, Jessica’s parents permitted her to go visit her best friend who lived in California.

a) permitted her to go visit her best friend who lived in California
b) allowed her going to visit California where her best friend lived
c) said she could go visiting her best friend in California
d) allowed her to go to visit her best friend which lived in California
e) had permitted her going visiting her best friend in California

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New post 29 Aug 2017, 19:57
B. Use of going is wrong.
D. Usage of which for friend is wrong.
E. Usage of had is wrong.
C. Wrong structure.
A is correct.

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Because of her excellent grades in school, Jessica’s parents permitted her to go visit her best friend who lived in California.

a) permitted her to go visit her best friend who lived in California
b) allowed her going to visit California where her best friend lived
c) said she could go visiting her best friend in California
d) allowed her to go to visit her best friend which lived in California
e) had permitted her going visiting her best friend in California

Source: GMAT Club Grammar Book


A) Correct
B) "her Going to" - Use of Verbing modifier is erraneous
C)"to visit" is preferred over "Visiting"
D)"which" to refer to a person is wrong
E)past perfect "had visited" is wrong.

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