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In a leveraged buyout, investors borrow huge sums of money

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New post 28 Feb 2009, 10:14
I think this should be C

using the companies' earnings and profiting

companies' is used correct and followed the parallelism (using and profiting) ...

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New post 28 Feb 2009, 16:50
E. was my options for reasons posted above

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New post 28 Feb 2009, 17:27
Here the parallelism is as "hoping to pay off.....by......and to profit....by...". A is the only choice left.

Hence, I will go with A.

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E

right use of apostrophe and maintains plurality

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New post 28 Feb 2009, 22:53
hoping is common to both ,
to pay off the debt by using and to profit richly by the later are parallel

Hence A.

Company's is right because investors pay off the debt using one company's earnings (each company's earnings) and resale of all the companies...thats the best explanation i could think for Textnext argument.

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OA is E

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ritula wrote:
OA is E


A bit late to the discussion. I thought it should be A. Do you have the OE as well?

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Nope i dnt hv the OE. But Technext explained quite well
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ritula wrote:
OA is E


A bit late to the discussion. I thought it should be A. Do you have the OE as well?

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2. In a leveraged buyout, investors borrow huge sums of money to buy companies, hoping to pay off the debt by using the company's earnings and to profit richly by the later resale of the companies or their divisions.

A. by using the company's earnings and to profit
B. by using the companies' earnings and by profiting
C. using the companies' earnings and profiting
D. with the company's earnings, profiting
E. with the companies' earnings and to profit


Can anyone explain why the answer is not A?

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gmatprep09 wrote:
2. In a leveraged buyout, investors borrow huge sums of money to buy companies, hoping to pay off the debt by using the company's earnings and to profit richly by the later resale of the companies or their divisions.

A. by using the company's earnings and to profit -Parallelism error - 'to profit' should be parallel to 'hoping' but not to 'to pay off'
B. by using the companies' earnings and by profiting
C. using the companies' earnings and profiting
D. with the company's earnings, profiting
E. with the companies' earnings and to profit


Can anyone explain why the answer is not A?


I am stuck between option C and D, but C looks better than D.

So C could be the correct answer.

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I will prefer A.

To pay...........and..........to profit.

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New post 03 Jun 2009, 06:24
I will go with E..

to pay off the debts with companies earnings
to profit by the resale..
whats the oa ?

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A. by using the company's earnings and to profit
B. by using the companies' earnings and by profiting
C. using the companies' earnings and profiting
D. with the company's earnings, profiting
E. with the companies' earnings and to profit -not wordy

I'll go with E because the paralleism is correct and not wordy..
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Oa is E.

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gmatprep09 wrote:
2. In a leveraged buyout, investors borrow huge sums of money to buy companies, hoping to pay off the debt by using the company's earnings and to profit richly by the later resale of the companies or their divisions.

A. by using the company's earnings and to profit
B. by using the companies' earnings and by profiting
C. using the companies' earnings and profiting
D. with the company's earnings, profiting
E. with the companies' earnings and to profit


Can anyone explain why the answer is not A?

It's can not A because it's not parallel: by + N ....and by the later resale of...
E is parallel: to pay off ....with the companies' earnings....and to profit ....by the later resale of...

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I will chose E...It maintains parallelism...
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Good one...
parallel structure...
hoping + (to payoff ......to profit)
IMO E too

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c'mon guys..explanations pleease!
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New post 18 Nov 2009, 22:43
It is not clear..will somebody give a meaningful explaination??

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New post 01 Dec 2009, 11:42
ok this is the first day i am doing . this but in this case how are we supposed to know the right answers?? how do u guys usually settle this :-)

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