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Besides adding complementary flavors to many foods , hot sauces stimulate the release of endorphins in the brain, just as exercise does, and these have a pain relieving effect like morphine's

(a)..
(b)hot sauces stimulate the release of endorphins in the brain, like exercise, and they have a pain relieving effect that is like morphine
(c)hot sauces and exercise both stimulate the release of endorphins in the brain, and they have a pain relieving effect like morphine
(d) the release of endorphins in the brain is stimulated both by hot sauces and exercise, and they have a pain relieving effect like morphine's
(e) the release of endorphins in the brain is stimulated by hot sauces, just as with exercise, and these have a pain relieving effect like that of morphine

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05 Dec 2005, 23:56
Between A and B, I`ll go with A because of the correct comparison "as" for similiar actions. C, D, and E are out for the wrong modifier.

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06 Dec 2005, 01:41

"Besides adding complentary flavors to many foods" is supposed to modify hot sauces, so D and E is out.

B- "they" is ambiguous, is it modifying hot sauces or endorphins?
C- same problem

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06 Dec 2005, 01:50
A as well.

hot sauces must be the S of the previous modifier.
D, E out.
C changes the meaning
Between A and B, A is grammartical.

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07 Dec 2005, 06:45
A looks better than B.

CDE are out for modifier issues

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07 Dec 2005, 16:54
Another one for A.
Hot sauces should modify "Besides adding complementary flavors to many foods" so C, D, and E are eliminated.
In B, "they" doesn't clearly refer to anything.

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07 Dec 2005, 22:02
yup when comparing actions we need as.
so A is the correct answer.
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08 Dec 2005, 02:30
Also A.

D and E are out since the modifier must be followed by hot sauces, C is also wrong because it adds exercise to the equation and between A and B I cautiously vote for A, because of the as to compare actions.

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08 Dec 2005, 09:15
OA is A.

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17 Jun 2006, 00:44
A

Besides, morphine's is required, not Morphine
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Re: SC: hot sauces (gmatprep) [#permalink]

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17 Jun 2006, 00:51
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Besides adding complementary flavors to many foods , hot sauces stimulate the release of endorphins in the brain, just as exercise does, and these have a pain relieving effect like morphine's

(a)..
(b)hot sauces stimulate the release of endorphins in the brain, like exercise, and they have a pain relieving effect that is like morphine
(c)hot sauces and exercise both stimulate the release of endorphins in the brain, and they have a pain relieving effect like morphine
(d) the release of endorphins in the brain is stimulated both by hot sauces and exercise, and they have a pain relieving effect like morphine's
(e) the release of endorphins in the brain is stimulated by hot sauces, just as with exercise, and these have a pain relieving effect like that of morphine

The subject of "adding ...." must be "hot sauces" --> A and B stand.
A is better coz we need " norphine's " to indicate it's morphine's effect is comparable to "relieving effect"

A it is.

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17 Jun 2006, 04:03
Besides adding complementary flavors to many foods , hot sauces stimulate the release of endorphins in the brain, just as exercise does, and these have a pain relieving effect like morphine's.

It should be A.
- "as" should be used to compare actions.

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14 Jul 2006, 07:23
Agree, it's (A).

(B) would have to use "does" after exercise and it also uses wrong comparison "pain relieving effect" vs. "morphine"

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08 Aug 2006, 07:52
C,D and E are out because of misplaced modifiers.

Between A and B, I choose A.
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13 Aug 2006, 06:29
Go with A too..

B --> incorrect because it should be "like exercise does
C --> Sound as if exercises also add flavor to the foods
D and E --> sentence after comma starts with "endorphines" whereas it should start with "hot sauces".

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03 Sep 2007, 02:21
Agree with A.

Here key is morphine's.

sorry, but what does "morphine's" stand for in this sentence??

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19 Jun 2010, 03:33
OA is A.
But, as per Manhattan SC, "these" has to be accompanied always by a noun (these dogs, these carrots...), and never alone.
Could anybody clarify the correct usage of "these" alone in this sentence? Thanks,
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26 Jul 2010, 13:54
temp33 wrote:
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Could you elaborate on the questions above?
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noboru wrote:
OA is A.
But, as per Manhattan SC, "these" has to be accompanied always by a noun (these dogs, these carrots...), and never alone.
Could anybody clarify the correct usage of "these" alone in this sentence? Thanks,

These is the plural of this. These (this) functions as an adjective or pronoun. In choice A, the word "these" is a pronoun. When "these" functions as an adjective, there should be a noun after "these" or "this".

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26 Jul 2010, 14:21
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noboru wrote:
OA is A.
But, as per Manhattan SC, "these" has to be accompanied always by a noun (these dogs, these carrots...), and never alone.
Could anybody clarify the correct usage of "these" alone in this sentence? Thanks,

These is the plural of this. These (this) functions as an adjective or pronoun. In choice A, the word "these" is a pronoun. When "these" functions as an adjective, there should be a noun after "these" or "this".

ok, i got it.

And what about morphine's? what does the 's refer to?

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