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# financial success

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12 Sep 2008, 09:42
International sporting events need not be fiscal disasters, the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact.

A. the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact

B. for example, the 1992 Olympic Games were financially successful

C. like the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

D. a fact demonstrated by the 1992 Olympic Games, which were financially successful

E. as the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

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12 Sep 2008, 12:56
Nihit wrote:
International sporting events need not be fiscal disasters, the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact.

A. the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact

B. for example, the 1992 Olympic Games were financially successful

C. like the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

D. a fact demonstrated by the 1992 Olympic Games, which were financially successful

E. as the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

need modifier to eliminate the possibility of run-on sentence. so D

D. a fact demonstrated by the 1992 Olympic Games, which were financially successful
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12 Sep 2008, 13:38
I choose D as well for the same reasoning

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12 Sep 2008, 13:46
between A and E.

Will go for E.
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12 Sep 2008, 13:55
Its between C and E ..

IMO E .. but I do not have points to support my answer

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12 Sep 2008, 14:25
Nihit wrote:
International sporting events need not be fiscal disasters, the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact.

A. the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact

B. for example, the 1992 Olympic Games were financially successful

C. like the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

D. a fact demonstrated by the 1992 Olympic Games, which were financially successful

E. as the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

A..run-on sentence.
B..maybe we need semi-colon in front of "for example" at least.
C.."like" does not go with a clause.
D..ummmm...sounds???

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12 Sep 2008, 16:19
Nihit wrote:
International sporting events need not be fiscal disasters, the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact.

A. the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact

B. for example, the 1992 Olympic Games were financially successful [S-V Problem Olympic Games (Singular)]

C. like the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

D. a fact demonstrated by the 1992 Olympic Games, which were financially successful[S-V Problem Olympic Games (Singular)]

E. as the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates ----> Correct (S-V Is good too)

IMO -C

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Re: financial success   [#permalink] 12 Sep 2008, 16:19
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