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17 Jan 2006, 23:14
Can someone please explain the difference???

Thanks much
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17 Jan 2006, 23:17
When in doubt, choose rather than because the nerds at ETS love it.

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17 Jan 2006, 23:19
GMATT73 wrote:
When in doubt, choose rather than because the nerds at ETS love it.

Matt but what is the difference.. when is the use of instead of appropriate?
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18 Jan 2006, 01:02
bewakoof wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
When in doubt, choose rather than because the nerds at ETS love it.

Matt but what is the difference.. when is the use of instead of appropriate?

http://www.bartleby.com/64/C002/006.html
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18 Jan 2006, 08:40
thanks.. ps_dhaiya. a lil complicated but definitely helpful
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18 Jan 2006, 10:03
GMATT73 wrote:
When in doubt, choose rather than because the nerds at ETS love it.

and hope that now the nerds are Pearson Vue will also love it. ETS is now down the drain.

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18 Jan 2006, 10:03
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