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09 Apr 2008, 09:25
235. Declining values for farm equipment and land, the collateral against which farmers borrow to get through the harvest season, is going to force many lenders to tighten or deny credit this spring.
(A) the collateral against which farmers borrow to get through the harvest season, is
(B) which farmers use as collateral to borrow against to get through the harvest season, is
(C) the collateral which is borrowed against by farmers to get through the harvest season, is
(D) which farmers use as collateral to borrow against to get through the harvest season, are
(E) the collateral against which farmers borrow to get through the harvest season, are

Can anyone explain ? IS vs Are is kinda confusing me here .
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09 Apr 2008, 10:00
Nihit wrote:
235. Declining values for farm equipment and land, the collateral against which farmers borrow to get through the harvest season, is going to force many lenders to tighten or deny credit this spring.
(A) the collateral against which farmers borrow to get through the harvest season, is
(B) which farmers use as collateral to borrow against to get through the harvest season, is
(C) the collateral which is borrowed against by farmers to get through the harvest season, is
(D) which farmers use as collateral to borrow against to get through the harvest season, are
(E) the collateral against which farmers borrow to get through the harvest season, are

Can anyone explain ? IS vs Are is kinda confusing me here .

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values=are
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09 Apr 2008, 10:08
thanks dude , was a bit dumb to ask in the first place , I def need a beer
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09 Apr 2008, 10:23
Not sure if it is E or D though.
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09 Apr 2008, 11:01
OA is E

Last edited by Nihit on 10 Apr 2008, 09:38, edited 1 time in total.
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10 Apr 2008, 08:53
'E' more clearly conveys the meaning.

anyways OA is 'E' not 'D'
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10 Apr 2008, 09:35
So what is the OOA (official official answer)?

I like E for two reason, it's shorter and it doesn't have the to ... to ... that D has.
Re: is Vs are   [#permalink] 10 Apr 2008, 09:35
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