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It has traditionally been thought that all biological functions decline with age, but according to the National Institute on Aging, certain important capabilities, such as the output of the heart under stress and intellectual vigor, remain essentially unchanged.

(A) the output of the heart under stress and intellectual vigor

(B) the heart's output under stress and intellectual vigor

(C) intellectual vigor and the output of the heart under stress

(D) intellectual vigor and the effect of stress on the heart's output

(E) the effect of stress on the heart's output and intellectual vigor
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30 Nov 2006, 13:36
Between A and B, I like A, though I can't find anything wrong with B as well.

It has traditionally been thought that all biological functions decline with age, but according to the National Institute on Aging, certain important capabilities, such as the output of the heart under stress and intellectual vigor, remain essentially unchanged.

(A) the output of the heart under stress and intellectual vigor

(B) the heart's output under stress and intellectual vigor

(C) intellectual vigor and the output of the heart under stress

||lsim lacking

(D) intellectual vigor and the effect of stress on the heart's output

||lism lacking

(E) the effect of stress on the heart's output and intellectual vigor

this is not a capability
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30 Nov 2006, 15:47
Actually B and C are very similar gramatically, the only difference is word order (X and Y, Y and X) and the use of 's to indicate posession:

the heart's output under stress

the output of the heart under stress

So, for me, its either one.

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30 Nov 2006, 16:07
(A) the output of the heart under stress and intellectual vigor - Passive

So B for me.

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01 Dec 2006, 02:25
yogeshsheth wrote:
Ne more tries will post OA later.

Request you to please post OE as well if you have that?
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01 Dec 2006, 02:52
arjsingh1976 wrote:
yogeshsheth wrote:
Ne more tries will post OA later.

Request you to please post OE as well if you have that?

will post OA and OE for this latest by today evening..
waiting for some more tries
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01 Dec 2006, 08:09
Surely C.

A: could mean the output of both the heart and the vigor.
B: it seems that under stress modifies 'output'. it should be heart.
C: right. by placing vigor in front, the output is not ambiguous any more.
DE: effects are not capabilities. wrong.

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01 Dec 2006, 10:56
Yep OA IS C
OE is same as posted by tennisball
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01 Dec 2006, 11:12
yogeshsheth wrote:
Yep OA IS C
OE is same as posted by tennisball

intellectual vigor and the output of the heart under stress

agree that meaning is clear in C. just wondering if we are violating ||lsim in C. Could some one plz comment? thanks in advance!
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01 Dec 2006, 13:52
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yogeshsheth wrote:
Yep OA IS C
OE is same as posted by tennisball

intellectual vigor and the output of the heart under stress

agree that meaning is clear in C. just wondering if we are violating ||lsim in C. Could some one plz comment? thanks in advance!

A for me incorrect ellipsis
i.e the output of heart under stress and (the output of)intellectual vigor this distorts the meaning

C clearly specifies two capabilites
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01 Dec 2006, 22:25
Nice one for a change .... when we say X of Y and Z, it becomes ambiguous whether Z is compounded with X or with the "of" construction. "Z and X of Y" is better.
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