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11 Aug 2013, 22:54
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Clarinbridge Oyster Festival, an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit the area.

a) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit
b) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visits
c) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visits
d) an annual Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visit
e) a yearly Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit
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21 Aug 2013, 21:44
IMO A
Clarinbridge Oyster Festival, an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit the area.

a) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit[Correct]
b) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visits
c) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visits
d) an annual Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visit Will prefer fairly popular as quite popular would mean very popular
e) a yearly Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit
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21 Aug 2013, 22:48
IMO A for the same reasons as above

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21 Aug 2013, 23:15
I was stuck between A or D and chose D

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22 Aug 2013, 22:10
IMO D

The possessive should always used for living thinhs
EX: Table's leg - wrong
Leg of the table is correct

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22 Aug 2013, 22:26
Clarinbridge Oyster Festival, an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit the area.

a) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit
b) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visits
c) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visits
d) an annual Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visit " as compared to A wordy eg. Mary's dress clearly talks about the dress that Mary is wearing hence The dress of Mary is wordy. The festival has been stated earlier in the sentence
e) a yearly Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit Here same as D.

OA - A

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22 Aug 2013, 22:42
Can some one confirm whether we can use apostrophe for inanimate things in GMAT????

In some exams like CAT apostrophe is not used with inanimate things ???

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23 Aug 2013, 06:23
thatsdhaval wrote:
Clarinbridge Oyster Festival, an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit the area.

a) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit
b) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visits
c) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visits
d) an annual Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the week of the festival some 10,000 people visit " as compared to A wordy eg. Mary's dress clearly talks about the dress that Mary is wearing hence The dress of Mary is wordy. The festival has been stated earlier in the sentence
e) a yearly Irish festival, is quite a popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit Here same as D.

OA - A

My Two Rs:

A) an annual Irish festival, is a fairly popular event: during the festival's week some 10,000 people visit
Read it as- An event during the festival's week.
Here event is modifying Festival .... ummm....or.... event is modifying week.
Now read- An event during the week of the festival.
More Clear in meaning.

And with Mary.... The mary is wearing is def wordy and should be avoided.
In short: Meaning > Grammar

Apart from this:
One thing I want to share regarding Possessive pronoun
- there was a question : Contemporaries of Cobain ..... (Correctly written)
and in one option -
contemporaries of Cobain's ....
was mentioned....which was incorrect because contemporaries of already showed 'possessiveness' to cobain.
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