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# Interesting SC..

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27 Aug 2006, 08:09
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Interesting SC...
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27 Aug 2006, 08:55
Will go with D.
Remember seeing this one before.
I guess "made up for" is the correct usage.

He made up for his mistakes by apologizing.
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27 Aug 2006, 08:58
yeah ... looks like B to me ... crisp and direct ... not sure whether to go for "what" or "whatever", but still B (what) looked better here... he in E looks redundant ...also "his", further in the sentence already makes the sentence clear ... thus no need to repeat he ..
Any more takers??
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27 Aug 2006, 08:59
buzzgaurav wrote:
Will go with D.
Remember seeing this one before.
I guess "made up for" is the correct usage.

He made up for his mistakes by apologizing.

Buzz, don't you think (D) is ambiguous and passive? E flows a little cleaner in the active voice...

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27 Aug 2006, 09:01
The focus has to be "He". In E we can see that. E is my choice.
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27 Aug 2006, 09:34
GMATT73 wrote:
buzzgaurav wrote:
Will go with D.
Remember seeing this one before.
I guess "made up for" is the correct usage.

He made up for his mistakes by apologizing.

Buzz, don't you think (D) is ambiguous and passive? E flows a little cleaner in the active voice...

This SC had me thoughtless at first instance.
Just picked the choice for the familiar use of "made up for" .
E looked good but then I think it misses a comma before second he.
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27 Aug 2006, 11:20
Between B and D chose D first. I guess, would have got it wrong on exam day by choosing D....

After taking a good look, i feel that "for" is redundant in D. hence B should be the answer.

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27 Aug 2006, 17:44
B
IN E the its not clear who the second occurence of "he" refers to

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28 Aug 2006, 05:40
OA is D....

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28 Aug 2006, 05:41
ps_dahiya wrote:
I go with B.

Well even I went for B... but find it diffcult to explain why...just a mindbogling SC...

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28 Aug 2006, 05:45
Attached explanation might help...

And I picked B myself...

sumitsarkar82 wrote:
ps_dahiya wrote:
I go with B.

Well even I went for B... but find it diffcult to explain why...just a mindbogling SC...

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28 Aug 2006, 06:30
Late But D.

I like whatever much better than what.

Among C, D and E...

C is having tense problem.
E got he at the end and So picked D.

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28 Aug 2006, 06:55
sumitsarkar82 wrote:
I like whatever much better than what.

Why so ?

Is what wrong ?

Read the last half of the OE that Haas posted and you will understand.

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