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Economist LBS Mini - Water and Oil Crisis

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Despite all attempts to curb the damages, the long-foreseen water and oil crisis are about to bring the country's economy to its knees.

(A) water and oil crisis are about to bring the country's economy to
(B) water and oil crisis is about to bring the country's economy down
(C) water and oil crises are about to bring the country's economy to
(D) water crisis is about to bring the country's economy to
(E) water and oil crisis is about to bring the country's economy down to

Answer: C

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New post 31 Aug 2015, 08:19
crisis is a wrong diction to describe two factors of crisis. The right diction is 'crises"; only C
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Re: Economist LBS Mini - Water and Oil Crisis [#permalink]

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Despite all attempts to curb the damages, the long-foreseen water and oil crisis are about to bring the country's economy to its knees.[/b]

(A) water and oil crisis are about to bring the country's economy to
(B) water and oil crisis is about to bring the country's economy down
(C) water and oil crises are about to bring the country's economy to
(D) water crisis is about to bring the country's economy to
(E) water and oil crisis is about to bring the country's economy down to


Another sharp one from economist!

There was another one by economist which played with thesIs and thesES.

Crisis -singular
Crises- Plural
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Thank you samichange, daagh!

Do you have other examples that we can collate here for commonly mistaken words/plurals?
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New post 23 Apr 2018, 05:06
really appriciate this paltform because of another GMAT membership part, i have pretty currently found this big factor, yet it had no talk for over a year. i'm presently knocking it up - doing my interest.
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