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# Crises in international diplomacy do not always result from

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Crises in international diplomacy do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find themselves locked into difficult positions, unable to back down.
(A) do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find
(B) do not always results from malice; nations, just as individuals, finding
(C) do not always results from malice; nations, such as individuals, can find
(D) arenâ€™t always the results of malice; nations in the same way that individuals can find
(E) arenâ€™t resulting always from malice; just like individuals who can find

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03 Apr 2005, 06:38
We say that there is a "crisis" in the stock market or in some area.

So I would think that is singular

So I would pick C
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03 Apr 2005, 07:01
(A) do not.... result is Ok but for nations.........?
(B) and C have verb Problem : do not ......... results
(E) incomplete ..... just like individuals..........?

D is left. But i am not sure. if for nations is ok in A, it could be A.
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03 Apr 2005, 08:30
MoscowFuturist wrote:
crisis is singular but crisEs is plural form!

Its A for me then....

"For nations" looks OK...It is a continuation of an idea and it is carried on well with a comparision with individuals
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03 Apr 2005, 09:26
A or D
other choices are flooded with mistakes :D
but A has that FOR
and D has in the same way that individuals (shouldn't it be "of" ?)
Finally, I pick A
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03 Apr 2005, 12:42
A.

Crises in international diplomacy do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find themselves locked into difficult positions, unable to back down.
(A) do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find
###Correct

(B) do not always results from malice; nations, just as individuals, finding
###results does not agree with the subject

(C) do not always results from malice; nations, such as individuals, can find
###results does not agree with the subject

(D) arenâ€™t always the results of malice; nations in the same way that individuals can find
###nations in the same way that individuals is wrong. Nations like individuals is preferable.

(E) arenâ€™t resulting always from malice; just like individuals who can find
###aren't resulting is incorrect.
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03 Apr 2005, 13:50
MoscowFuturist wrote:
Crises in international diplomacy do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find themselves locked into difficult positions, unable to back down.
(A) do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find
(B) do not always results from malice; nations, just as individuals, finding
(C) do not always results from malice; nations, such as individuals, can find
(D) arenâ€™t always the results of malice; nations in the same way that individuals can find
(E) arenâ€™t resulting always from malice; just like individuals who can find

eliminate b, c, d, and e as all of those have fairly obvious flaws.
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04 Apr 2005, 20:15
Crises in international diplomacy (do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find)themselves locked into difficult positions, unable to back down.

(A) do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find
- I'll go with this.

(B) do not always results from malice; nations, just as individuals, finding
- results is the wrong verb tense

(C) do not always results from malice; nations, such as individuals, can find
- such as is wrong. such as should only be used as examples

(D) arenâ€™t always the results of malice; nations in the same way that individuals can find

(E) arenâ€™t resulting always from malice; just like individuals who can find
- are not resultign always is awkward.

I think this is not standard GMAT question. I have not encoutered a single SC question in any books I've gone through that uses "aren't". Correct me if I'm wrong on this.
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15 Jul 2006, 21:01
I came across this question today and read through all the threds. I agree with everyone that A) is the best choice. However, I do not understand the for in answer choice.
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15 Jul 2006, 21:23
ah2sea wrote:
I came across this question today and read through all the threds. I agree with everyone that A) is the best choice. However, I do not understand the for in answer choice.

This is not a run-on. We have the semicolon. That means clause on either side of semicolon should be independent clauses that can stand alone.

"for" is generally used as a preposition but in rare occassions, "FOR" can work like "because" or as a conjunction. But its generally not a good practice to start a clause with "for".

For more details see this:

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ ... ns.htm#for
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15 Jul 2006, 22:23
MA wrote:
(A) do not.... result is Ok but for nations.........?
(B) and C have verb Problem : do not ......... results
(E) incomplete ..... just like individuals..........?

D is left. But i am not sure. if for nations is ok in A, it could be A.

old post, gold memories.

after more than a year, i now change my answer from D to to A. "for" is used for "because".

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15 Jul 2006, 22:24
rises in international diplomacy do not always result from malice; for nations, like individuals, can find themselves locked into difficult positions, unable to back down.

Thanks for your explaination. If I replace For with Because, it does sound like an incomplete sentence...

Because nations can find themselves locked into difficult positions.

Am i missing something? Thanks.
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18 Jul 2006, 00:00
Will go with A.

A colon separates the two clauses. also nations are comapred to individuals..... noun compared with noun hence like is appropriate.
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