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Until recently, the Inuit people led a nomadic existence, sheltering in
igloos, the ice-block domes that are peculiar to north-central Canada,
and in structures made of stones, bones, driftwood, and skins.
A. Until recently, the Inuit people led a nomadic existence, sheltering
B. During recent times, the Inuit people lead a nomadic existence,
sheltering.
C. In the times that are recent, the Inuit people led a nomadic existence,
sheltered.
D. Up until recently, the Inuit people, leading a nomadic existence,
have sheltered.
E. Until recent times, leading a nomadic existence, the Inuit people
were sheltered.

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New post 16 Aug 2008, 22:50
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New post 16 Aug 2008, 22:54
Please share your reasons for the choice

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New post 17 Aug 2008, 05:18
I chose A. E is passive voice- out. D- one person, one action- we don't need a perfect tense. C- would be ok if would be an "and" before sheltered. B- is wordy, and i think that there is a change in the meaning of the sentence.

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New post 17 Aug 2008, 09:44
IMO A
Up untill recently??? doesn't make sense to me

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New post 17 Aug 2008, 11:23
IMO A
"Until recently" looks best for me..

However... D in also interesting...
Since that event has occured since long time ago until recent time....

Advise plz!!

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New post 17 Aug 2008, 23:29
I AGREE..
IMO A

PLS POST THE OA

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New post 18 Aug 2008, 03:06
hibloom wrote:
Until recently, the Inuit people led a nomadic existence, sheltering in
igloos, the ice-block domes that are peculiar to north-central Canada,
and in structures made of stones, bones, driftwood, and skins.
A. Until recently, the Inuit people led a nomadic existence, sheltering
B. During recent times, the Inuit people lead a nomadic existence,
sheltering.
C. In the times that are recent, the Inuit people led a nomadic existence,
sheltered.
D. Up until recently, the Inuit people, leading a nomadic existence,
have sheltered.
E. Until recent times, leading a nomadic existence, the Inuit people
were sheltered.


IMO A)

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New post 19 Aug 2008, 21:34
OA A

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New post 05 Dec 2008, 10:23
hibloom wrote:
OA A

hibloom, In the GMAT Sets that I have, OA is not A! What is your source?

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