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New post 08 Sep 2007, 12:17
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that

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New post 08 Sep 2007, 12:21
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that

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New post 08 Sep 2007, 17:50
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that



I agree with Bkk145,

being* is never correctly used with there*
To begin discussion is not properly used.
hence D is the best choice with good structure

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New post 08 Sep 2007, 20:35
Ravshonbek wrote:
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that



I agree with Bkk145,

being* is never correctly used with there*
To begin discussion is not properly used.
hence D is the best choice with good structure


i agree with you but where is bkk145?

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New post 08 Sep 2007, 20:38
Fistail wrote:
Ravshonbek wrote:
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that



I agree with Bkk145,

being* is never correctly used with there*
To begin discussion is not properly used.
hence D is the best choice with good structure


i agree with you but where is bkk145?


LOL :-D

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New post 09 Sep 2007, 10:24
dwivedys wrote:
Fistail wrote:
Ravshonbek wrote:
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that



I agree with Bkk145,

being* is never correctly used with there*
To begin discussion is not properly used.
hence D is the best choice with good structure


i agree with you but where is bkk145?



LOL :-D



LOL, BMW. i always confuse with those nicks

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New post 09 Sep 2007, 10:58
'The fact that' in choice C creates some confusion as the use of that phrase is not deemed to be proper on GMAT. This appears better structured than D.
What is the OA?
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that

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New post 09 Sep 2007, 11:37
Artemov wrote:
'The fact that' in choice C creates some confusion as the use of that phrase is not deemed to be proper on GMAT. This appears better structured than D.
What is the OA?
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that



OA is D

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New post 09 Sep 2007, 11:48
Ravshonbek wrote:
dwivedys wrote:
Fistail wrote:
Ravshonbek wrote:
somethingbetter wrote:
13. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being an independent Western Europe which now thinks of itself in trans-nationalist terms.

A. A discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact of there being
B. Beginning any discussion of our nations foreign policy must be the fact of there being
C. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin with the fact that there is
D. Any discussion of our nations foreign policy must begin by acknowledging the existence of
E. To begin discussing our nations foreign policy thee must be an acknowledgment of the fact that



I agree with Bkk145,

being* is never correctly used with there*
To begin discussion is not properly used.
hence D is the best choice with good structure


i agree with you but where is bkk145?



LOL :-D



LOL, BMW. i always confuse with those nicks


Here is bkk145
I was laughing my butt off...

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New post 19 Oct 2007, 10:51
why "The fact that" is wrong ?

Being -- Always wrong ---atleast 99% of the time???

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