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Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

(A) Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

(B) Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

(C) Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.

(D) Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

(E) Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.

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This is a good question.

The answer is C because it is the only one where the second half of the sentence correctly modifies something. Here is why the other choices are incorrect:

A is incorrect because having been is modifying the 20th century. The 20th century cannot be won over by anything. That makes no logical sense. Only living things can be won over. For example, one could say "Patricia was won over by the lovely flowers John gave her." The 20th century or the flowers from my example cannot be won over.

B is similar to A.

D is incorrect because of the first part of the sentence. I do not think classical guitar can be performed. It can be played, but not performed. This was a tricky one, but C is better.

E is incorrect because there should be an "it" before often.

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IMO 'C'

1]Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
2]Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
Incorrect modifier in (1) and (2)
3]Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.-Correct
4]Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.Not Parallel
5]Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.
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Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

1. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

2. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

3. Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.

4. Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

5. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.
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C is correct !!

A) is incorrect bcoz of wrong usage of idiom Neither X nor y as in correct Gmat sentece, in this idiom X & Y must be parallel to each other & in actual sentence Prestigious (Adjective) is not parallel to Played (verb), hence A is out.

Same is with B & E

Now left with C & D :

D - wrong idiomatic usage it must be neither X or Y while in actual sentence usage is not X nor Y.

Left with C : Checking C - Parallelism OK as was not prestigious & was not often played.
He - pronoun clearly refer to Anderia
Seems OK thus C
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A. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

B. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

C. Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.

D. Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

E. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.

B seems best.
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The correct idiom is was neither ... nor .... (do not repeat 'was' because neither is the trigger word)

1]Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity. wrong idiom -->incorrect

2]Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity. correct use of idiom, but 'its' is incorrect, it refers to 'sound' but 'its' cannot reach inside the instrument's sound--> incorrect

3]Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity. correct use of idiom, make it clear what possesses relative obscurity ---> correct OA

4]Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity. wrong idiom --> incorrect

5]Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument. wrong idiom, shift the meaning of the last sentence. The last sentence means he won by the sound although the guitar's sound has 1 disadvantage, which is the relative obscurity. He did not win by the disadvantage---> incorrect
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Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.



Option is (E) is attractive . However it has parallelism error which is subtle
It repeats the helping verb 'was' , but the first verb was outside the Neither/Nor construction and second verb is inside the construction. This should not be the case. Either verb should be outside the construction or the verb should be in side the construction twice.

(D) is wrong for many reasons as daagh explained.

(A) and (B) can be eliminated for use of having , which is not modifying anything

(C) is the Answer
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Tricky one!

A. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity. ITS makes the sentence unclear

B. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity. ITS makes the sentence unclear

C. Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity. CORRECT: First part is parallel and it is clear that the obscurity comes from the instrument.

D. Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity. ITS makes the sentence unclear

E. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument. First part is not parallel.
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Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity. [/u]

A Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
B Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
C Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.
D Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
E Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.
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Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

A Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
B Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
C Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.
D Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
E Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.



In this problem we have modifier and parallelism problems. In A and B the main incorrect thing is the modifier ",having been won over" this Verb-ing modifier, modifies the whole clause before. This does not make really sense, since the meaning of the sentence wants us to modifiy Andres Segovia. Furthermore we have parallelism problems which are already mentioned in the posts above. D uses "nor" which is not allowed without "neither"
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Aristocrat wrote:
Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

A Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
B Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
C Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.
D Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
E Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.



In this problem we have modifier and parallelism problems. In A and B the main incorrect thing is the modifier ",having been won over" this Verb-ing modifier, modifies the whole clause before. This does not make really sense, since the meaning of the sentence wants us to modifiy Andres Segovia. Furthermore we have parallelism problems which are already mentioned in the posts above. D uses "nor" which is not allowed without "neither"


D uses "nor" which is not allowed without "neither"

"Nor" can be used without "neither" the same as "or" can be used without "either", or "and" can be used without "both".

D is wrong for other reasons:

"Nor" is introducing an independent clause, so it must be preceded by a comma.
Classical guitar did not have prestige ,nor was it performed ...
If "it" is eliminated, it becomes part of the first clause and the comma is not needed.
Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was performed...

The position of the modifier "in the mid-twentieth century" changes the original meaning.
Original meaning:
Classical guitar was revived in the mid-twentieth century.
New meaning:
Andres Segovia was won over in the mid-twentieth century
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Aristocrat wrote:
Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

A Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
B Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
C Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.
D Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.
E Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.



In this problem we have modifier and parallelism problems. In A and B the main incorrect thing is the modifier ",having been won over" this Verb-ing modifier, modifies the whole clause before. This does not make really sense, since the meaning of the sentence wants us to modifiy Andres Segovia. Furthermore we have parallelism problems which are already mentioned in the posts above. D uses "nor" which is not allowed without "neither"


Keeping the original meaning is essential, unless the meaning in the original sentence is nonsensical. If the meaning does not make sense, we must interpret the authors intention. In this case the original meaning makes sense, even more than in D.

The GMAT does not ask specifically about punctuation, but the sentence must be correct, including punctuation.
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I win
He won the match
I will win

The match was won by me

All above sentences are correct.

How any choice with --- he was won -- can be correct? Please help !


Hey AR15J !

This sentences uses the phrasal verb "win over". You can read briefly about phrasal verbs in general here: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/phrasal-verb and about the particular phrasal verb "win over" here: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/win-sb-over?q=win+over.

However, I would not be overly concerned with understanding and learning a list of phrasal verbs for the exam. What I would focus on is how the meaning is being conveyed. So, let me illustrate the same with the help of an example.

1. I was won over by her intelligence. - Passive
2. Her intelligence won me over. - Active

As you can see, the meaning conveyed by both the sentences is the same. I was impressed (the actual meaning of win-over is more specific, but I am keeping it simple here) by her intelligence or Her intelligence impressed me. The only difference is the passive and active construction. This is exactly what happens in the correct choice.

Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

C) Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.

The portion after the comma in the correct choice basically intends to communicate that the sound of the instrument won over Andres. It is just written in the passive form.

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Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

1. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

2. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

3. Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.

4. Classical guitar did not have prestige nor was it performed often in concert halls until its revival by Andres Segovia, who in the mid-twentieth century was won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

5. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor was often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, when he was won over by the sound of the relatively obscure instrument.

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Doesn't using only 'sound' instead of 'instrument's sound' in correct option C change the meaning?
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What is wrong with option B?

2. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

and how is that option 3 is more precise than option 2....please clarify
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Thank you for your question! Let's look at both answers B & C, and figure out why C is the better answer.

B. Classical guitar was neither prestigious nor played often in concert halls until it was revived by Andres Segovia in the mid-twentieth century, having been won over by the instrument's sound despite its relative obscurity.

While this sentence does use parallel format (a problem in some of the other answers), the real problem with this sentence lies with the modifier (in bold). Since it's placed directly after "the mid-twentieth century," readers might mistake this to say that the century was won over, not Segovia. Therefore, this is a dangling or misplaced modifier.

C. Classical guitar was not prestigious and was not often played in concert halls until Andres Segovia revived it in the mid-twentieth century, after he was won over by the sound despite the instrument's relative obscurity.

This is the better answer because it uses parallel format AND by saying "he was won over," it's clearer who/what was won over.

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Is the neither formation is right in option E?I eliminated option E because of that.Otherwise E looks ok.
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Would you please help me in understanding the fault in E? E looks fine and better than C at the same time.
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