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Dr Sayre's lecture recounted several little-known episodes

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Dr Sayre's lecture recounted several little-known episodes in the relations between nations that illustrates what is wrong with alliances and treaties that do not have popular support.

a. relations between nations that illustrates
b. relation of one nation with another that illustrates
c. relations between nations that illustrate
d. relation of one nation with another and illustrate
e. relations of nations that illustrates

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huntgmat wrote:
Dr Sayre's lecture recounted several little-known episodes in the relations between nations that illustrates what is wrong with alliances and treaties that do not have popular support.

a. relations between nations that illustrates
b. relation of one nation with another that illustrates
c. relations between nations that illustrate
d. relation of one nation with another and illustrate
e. relations of nations that illustrates

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(C) as "that illustrate" is modifying "episodes"
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Re: SC : Relation Between nations [#permalink]

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huntgmat wrote:
Dr Sayre's lecture recounted several little-known episodes in the relations between nations that illustrates what is wrong with alliances and treaties that do not have popular support.

a. relations between nations that illustrates
b. relation of one nation with another that illustrates
c. relations between nations that illustrate
d. relation of one nation with another and illustrate
e. relations of nations that illustrates

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Will go with C)

Dont like "the relation of one nation with another" and episodes is plural so it should be illustrate
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huntgmat wrote:
Dr Sayre's lecture recounted several little-known episodes in the relations between nations that illustrates what is wrong with alliances and treaties that do not have popular support.

a. relations between nations that illustrates
b. relation of one nation with another that illustrates
c. relations between nations that illustrate
d. relation[/color] of one nation with another and illustrate
e. relations of nations that illustrates

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I will go with B.

relation among nations --> correct (comparing more than two objects)
relation between nations --hmmm I am not comfortable with that
relation betwen one and another -->
relation between X and Y ( comparing two objects)

B) relation of one nation with another that illustrates --> relation.. that illustrates.. -> perfect.
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Re: SC : Relation Between nations [#permalink]

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New post 28 Jul 2008, 13:26
Answer: B

Method 1:

Dr Sayre's lecture recounted several little-known episodes in [the relations …] and [treaties …]
A, C – illogically compares nations and treaties – eliminate it
D is wrong as it compares episodes and illustrate what is wrong in alliances
E – Agreement issue

Method: 2 (Agreement)

A, D and E – Agreement issue
Between B and C –
C – Between tries to compare nations and treaties – eliminate it
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