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# If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of

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If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of the building of new apartment complexes and gaining additional revenue is completely accidental.

A If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of the building of

B Should Professor Jakobsen's book be accurate, any possible correlation of building

C If Professor Jakobsen's book is accurate, any correlation that is possible between building of

D If Professor Jakobsen's book is accurate, any possible correlation between building

E Should Professor Jakobsen's book have been accurate, any correlation possible between building

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23 Feb 2018, 11:11
aaba wrote:
If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of the building of new apartment complexes and gaining additional revenue is completely accidental.

A If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of the building of

B Should Professor Jakobsen's book be accurate, any possible correlation of building

C If Professor Jakobsen's book is accurate, any correlation that is possible between building of

D If Professor Jakobsen's book is accurate, any possible correlation between building

E Should Professor Jakobsen's book have been accurate, any correlation possible between building

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idiom - between X and Y

parallelism - building and gaining

making a note of these 2 points

A,B,C eliminated

D/E left

if presents hypothetical situations and makes more sense in this context
if a .. b is ...

in e should prof j 'be' accurate fits better than have been thus incorrect

(D) imo
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24 Feb 2018, 04:51
IMO D.

first of all " correlation is a comparative word. IE. It should be followed by " between" if there are two things to be compared. Hence A and B wrong

C. That is possible is awkward

D. Clean and correct

E.have been... unnecessarily wordy

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26 Feb 2018, 23:04
aaba wrote:
If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of the building of new apartment complexes and gaining additional revenue is completely accidental.

A If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of the building of

B Should Professor Jakobsen's book be accurate, any possible correlation of building

C If Professor Jakobsen's book is accurate, any correlation that is possible between building of

D If Professor Jakobsen's book is accurate, any possible correlation between building

E Should Professor Jakobsen's book have been accurate, any correlation possible between building

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IMO D Bellow options are eliminated because of following reasons :-
A not parallel to non underline part after and
B we need condition here so if is needed eliminated
C again not parallel same as A
D perfect If-then verb is correct both present and parallel as no of is present
E eliminated as we need If.
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Re: If Professor Jakobsen's book was accurate, any possible correlation of   [#permalink] 26 Feb 2018, 23:04