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# I think this SC is weird! The gang went into their

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I think this SC is weird! The gang went into their [#permalink]

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I think this SC is weird!

The gang went into their shack in order to exchange views on their
problem.

A) Exchange views on their problem.
B) Vent their opinions.
E) Air their problem.

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29 Jun 2004, 10:17
Weird it is!!!

I think all the options change meaning one way or the other!
Not sure how to approach this kinda problem
Will stick with A ....

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29 Jun 2004, 11:52
Definitely not GMAT kind of a question. I will stick to A too!

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29 Jun 2004, 12:19
dr_sabr wrote:
I think this SC is weird!

The gang went into their shack in order to exchange views on their
problem.

A) Exchange views on their problem.
B) Vent their opinions.
E) Air their problem.

hmm... Something refreshing... I'm not too familiar with slang, but A looks just a tad too formal. I pick B just for kicks.
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29 Jun 2004, 13:03
I m wid ...E ... lets make this as varied for as wierd as it can be...

did I talk WEIRD ???

Have fun
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29 Jun 2004, 13:23
dr_sabr wrote:
I think this SC is weird!

The gang went into their shack in order to exchange views on their
problem.

A) Exchange views on their problem.
B) Vent their opinions.
E) Air their problem.

A should be it.

You vent spleen/anger/frustration or any negative emotion.
"Rap" is kinda British meaning to speak to/about with sever disapproval as in "The governor rapped the police for poor performance." I don't believe it fits here.
"Interrelate" is not even close.
When you air your opinions/grievances, you make them known to others, often in an unwelcome way. I've never come across "to air one's problems". In any case it would make sense if there were other people in the shack, unaware of the problem.

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29 Jun 2004, 14:00
I have a silly doubt .

Should "The gang" be referred to using "their" or using "it" ?

Ob has given a nice explanation of the meanings of the words used in the other answers. Great going

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29 Jun 2004, 15:30
ashkg wrote:
I have a silly doubt .

Should "The gang" be referred to using "their" or using "it" ?

Ob has given a nice explanation of the meanings of the words used in the other answers. Great going

- ash

I agree with you that the gang refers to a group of people (one group). Therefore it is singular and pronoue that should be used is it's:stupid . But this is how I found this question in a test from Peterson test prepartion.
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29 Jun 2004, 16:07
Nice explanation about the different definitions ob. I agree with A. I also agree this is not a GMAT type question.
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29 Jun 2004, 18:46
dr_sabr wrote:
I agree with you that the gang refers to a group of people (one group). Therefore it is singular and pronoue that should be used is it's:stupid . But this is how I found this question in a test from Peterson test prepartion.

gang is singular. It seems to me that 'the gang went in to see some individuals (at their place)' and to discuss their problems

weird!! not a GMAT type SC.

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29 Jun 2004, 19:02
dr_sabr wrote:
ashkg wrote:
I have a silly doubt .

Should "The gang" be referred to using "their" or using "it" ?

Ob has given a nice explanation of the meanings of the words used in the other answers. Great going

- ash

I agree with you that the gang refers to a group of people (one group). Therefore it is singular and pronoue that should be used is it's:stupid . But this is how I found this question in a test from Peterson test prepartion.

I got it.

"The gang" is a compound subject
"their' is justified !

Somehow I was not able to digest that one could refer "the gang" using "it".

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29 Jun 2004, 23:29
ashkg wrote:
dr_sabr wrote:
ashkg wrote:
I have a silly doubt .

Should "The gang" be referred to using "their" or using "it" ?

Ob has given a nice explanation of the meanings of the words used in the other answers. Great going

- ash

I agree with you that the gang refers to a group of people (one group). Therefore it is singular and pronoue that should be used is it's:stupid . But this is how I found this question in a test from Peterson test prepartion.

I got it.

"The gang" is a compound subject
"their' is justified !

Somehow I was not able to digest that one could refer "the gang" using "it".

- ash

Yep, "gang" is collective noun. Words like committee, clergy, enemy, group, family, team, etc. refer to a group but are singular in form. A collective noun takes a singular verb when it refers to the collection considered as a whole and a plural verb when it refers to the members of the group considered as individuals.

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29 Jun 2004, 23:30
Paul wrote:
Nice explanation about the different definitions ob. I agree with A. I also agree this is not a GMAT type question.

Thanks, Paul!

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30 Jun 2004, 12:59
If I get something like this in the real exam, I will pick A with rockets speed and move to the next one.

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