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In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House

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Re: In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day [#permalink]

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duttarupam2344 wrote:
daagh wrote:
A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as

- Findings that indicates - Serious S- V mismatch; Don’t take the argument that -indicates - is the singular verb of conference; A conference never indicates, its discussions or findings do.

B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as

-Indicative of a child – a circumlocutory expression – Findings that indicate or indicating - is more forthright

C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills, that it is

-Findings to indicate -is awkward and unidiomatic –

D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is -best among the lot.

E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as

As in B, -Indicative of a child – a circumlocutory expression – Findings that indicate or indicating - is more forthright

D therefore is the right choice


can you please explain (in option D)
1.Why 'is' is correct in this part - "a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is"? It should be 'are' IMO.... Here the subject is a child's acquisition or simply acquisition and not 'language, thinking and emotional skills'.
2. Why "that" is required after indicating?.... 'indicating that' is a correct idiom.
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Can some explain how "as" and "is" at the end of the sentence change the meaning of the sentence. e-gmat, GMATNinja.
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dkverma wrote:
In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific
conference on new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and
emotional skills as
an active process that may be largely completed before age three.


A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as

B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as

C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills,
that it is

D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is

E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as



A. S V error - Findings ---- indicate is required

B. We want show the result of findings, therefore "VERB - ING" modifier is required. Also, indicative of a child is awkward.

C. "when" changes the meaning. Also, "that it is" wrong.

D. Correct

E. Same as B

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