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# In December of 1987 an automobile manufacturer pleaded no

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In December of 1987 an automobile manufacturer pleaded no contest to criminal charges of odometer tampering and agreed to pay more than $16 million in civil damages for <cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected.> (A) cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected (B) cars that it had test-driven with their disconnected odometers (C) its cars having been test-driven with disconnected odometers (D) having test-driven cars with their odometers disconnected (E) having cars that were test-driven with disconnected odometers. If you have any questions you can ask an expert New! Manager Joined: 02 Mar 2008 Posts: 210 Concentration: Finance, Strategy Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 48 [0], given: 1 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2008, 09:15 D BCE awkward construction A and D, D seems to have better meaning (charge for having cars not tested properly ...) Manager Joined: 25 Mar 2008 Posts: 106 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 0 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2008, 12:17 it is E A and D omit bcoz of their thanks shobuj SVP Joined: 21 Jul 2006 Posts: 1538 Followers: 10 Kudos [?]: 754 [0], given: 1 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2008, 15:55 I was stuck between B and D, but I chose B. What is the grammatical issue with B? CEO Joined: 17 May 2007 Posts: 2989 Followers: 60 Kudos [?]: 584 [0], given: 210 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2008, 17:21 D Its a diction question - only one option clearly suggests that activity that would cause a fine. suyashjhawar wrote: In December of 1987 an automobile manufacturer pleaded no contest to criminal charges of odometer tampering and agreed to pay more than$16 million in civil damages for cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected.
(A) cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected
(B) cars that it had test-driven with their disconnected odometers
(C) its cars having been test-driven with disconnected odometers
(D) having test-driven cars with their odometers disconnected
(E) having cars that were test-driven with disconnected odometers.
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"an automobile manufacturer ... their"

...is that allowed?

if so, it is [C] or [E]

i chose [C] but am far from confident

OA?
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suyashjhawar wrote:
In December of 1987 an automobile manufacturer pleaded no contest to criminal charges of odometer tampering and agreed to pay more than $16 million in civil damages for <cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected.> (A) cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected (B) cars that it had test-driven with their disconnected odometers (C) its cars having been test-driven with disconnected odometers (D) having test-driven cars with their odometers disconnected (E) having cars that were test-driven with disconnected odometers. D. too here as it is most concise and active. _________________ Verbal: http://gmatclub.com/forum/new-to-the-verbal-forum-please-read-this-first-77546.html Math: http://gmatclub.com/forum/new-to-the-math-forum-please-read-this-first-77764.html Gmat: http://gmatclub.com/forum/everything-you-need-to-prepare-for-the-gmat-revised-77983.html GT SVP Joined: 21 Jul 2006 Posts: 1538 Followers: 10 Kudos [?]: 754 [0], given: 1 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2008, 23:55 now i see what's wrong with B! In option B, when you say, "cars that it had test driven" implies that there are other cars that the manufacturer didn't test drive, a type of logical that doesn't make sense. As for option D, it's clear that it's talking about ALL the cars from the manufacturer. Last edited by tarek99 on 16 Apr 2008, 00:36, edited 1 time in total. Manager Joined: 09 Apr 2008 Posts: 60 Concentration: Strategy, Operations Schools: CBS '15 (A) Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 16 Apr 2008, 02:45 iruns0metimes wrote: what about... "an automobile manufacturer ... their" ...is that allowed? if so, it is [C] or [E] i chose [C] but am far from confident OA? Nevermind, I see it now, "their" is linked to "cars"... [D] _________________ "The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." -Thoreau Intern Joined: 03 Apr 2008 Posts: 18 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 16 Apr 2008, 07:19 i picked A.....but d sounds good too.... I will go with A though Director Joined: 18 Feb 2008 Posts: 505 Location: Kolkata Followers: 5 Kudos [?]: 111 [0], given: 66 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 16 Apr 2008, 18:56 Oa is indeed d.Thanks to all. Senior Manager Joined: 06 Aug 2007 Posts: 368 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 34 [0], given: 0 Re: Another Sc [#permalink] ### Show Tags 16 Apr 2008, 19:40 suyashjhawar wrote: In December of 1987 an automobile manufacturer pleaded no contest to criminal charges of odometer tampering and agreed to pay more than$16 million in civil damages for <cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected.>
(A) cars that were test-driven with their odometers disconnected
(B) cars that it had test-driven with their disconnected odometers
(C) its cars having been test-driven with disconnected odometers
(D) having test-driven cars with their odometers disconnected
(E) having cars that were test-driven with disconnected odometers.

Its D - they paid \$16 million for having test driven cars.
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