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11. Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic Jerusalem, and being such it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
(A) being such
(B) as such
(C) for this
(D) so
(E) so being
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02 Jul 2007, 04:41
Balvinder wrote:
11. Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic Jerusalem, and being such it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
(A) being such
(B) as such
(C) for this
(D) so
(E) so being

being - A, E - out

the last line talks about conclusion from the previous statement and not the reason.

B, C - out

D - need a conclusion word here. and this choice is perfect.
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11 Jun 2011, 10:28
+1 D

Is this a GMAT question? I don't think so.
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11 Jun 2011, 19:24
metallicafan wrote:
+1 D

Is this a GMAT question? I don't think so.

metallicafan - why do you feel its not?

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11 Jun 2011, 19:25
Balvinder wrote:
11. Caesarea was Herod’s city, founded as a Romanized counterweight to Hebraic Jerusalem, and being such it was regarded with loathing by the devout.
(A) being such
(B) as such
(C) for this
(D) so
(E) so being

Balvinder - please underline the part that needs to be corrected...thanks
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10 Jul 2011, 10:37
one dumb question- can we have 2 conjunctions such as "and so" together in as sentence?
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