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Controversial mortgage laws passed last year state that, if at any point during the maturation period of the loan the person in whose name it is taken is not able to meet the payments, that person’s spouse will have responsibilities that include paying the balance.
*will have responsibilities that include
* will be responsible to pay
* is responsible to pay
* will be responsible for paying
* is responsible for paying
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08 Aug 2010, 22:13
Between B and D

responsible to / responsible for. responsible for means accountable for. Hence D
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09 Aug 2010, 08:39
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Controversial mortgage laws passed last year state that, if at any point during the maturation period of the loan the person in whose name it is taken is not able to meet the payments, that person’s spouse will have responsibilities that include paying the balance.

*will have responsibilities that include
* will be responsible to pay
* is responsible to pay
* will be responsible for paying
* is responsible for paying

Wow, I though E would be the answer.
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very good question. I fell for B because I didnt know the idioms.

The correct idioms are;

"responsible for" --> The termites were responsible for the damage
"responsibility to" --> It was his responsibility to take care of himself.

Hence D.
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09 Aug 2010, 10:00
It's simply first conditional and + responsible for
That's all

Thanks anyway good question
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10 Aug 2010, 03:54
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zest4mba wrote:
Controversial mortgage laws passed last year state that, if at any point during the maturation period of the loan the person in whose name it is taken is not able to meet the payments, that person’s spouse will have responsibilities that include paying the balance.

*will have responsibilities that include
* will be responsible to pay
* is responsible to pay
* will be responsible for paying
* is responsible for paying

Wow, I though E would be the answer.

Its a statement referring to an act in the future so "is" present tense is ruled out
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10 Aug 2010, 08:14
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Between B and D

responsible to / responsible for. responsible for means accountable for. Hence D

please elaborate why not E .. I reckon ... the use of word "will " is critical here ..

Will denotes a command / authority ....

am I correcr or is it the simple usage of future tense ??

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11 Aug 2010, 01:11
if is simple if and then clause ...
if ... is ... then ... will....... not will have ....
for will have ... then there should be would in the if clause.
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my answer is D

"responsible to" refers to people, e.g. The company should be responsible to its clients all the time.
"responsible for" refers to actions/things, e.g. Members who post questions on gmatclub are responsible for providing the official answers.
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