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# I woke up early to get a good start on SC from GMAT

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12 Mar 2011, 02:59
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I woke up early to get a good start on SC from GMAT Ultimate Grammar and maybe i woke up too early i came across a few problems that i couldnt not explain to myself. If someone could help me with these it would be greately appreciated!

Thank you all!
Aljaž

45. The music for which we heard last night at the concert was exceptionally good.
a) for which we heard last night at the concert
b) to which we listened at the concert last night
c) last night at the concert that we listened
d) of last night’s concert who we heard
e) which we listened last night at the concert

OA - B

--why can we simply say: The music which we listened at the concert last night was exceptionally great. ? (is it the commas?)
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12 Mar 2011, 03:42
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Since comma is missing in E, I picked up B.

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12 Mar 2011, 06:22
This is a test of idiom. The right idiom is ‘listen to’. Any choice without the accompaniment of the preposition’ to’ either as ‘listen to’ or in a slightly variant fashion as “to which listen”, is faulty. Note that B is the only choice that maintains the idiom.
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25 Apr 2011, 23:16
Yes, in this case, we tried to make it a bit tricky.

It says "to which we listened" and then we threw in "at the concert"
In reality, the "to" refers to "listened" and "at" does not.

Makes sense or not really?
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