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It is possible to hold a certain image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on your own behavior and character.
• image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on your own
• image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on one’s
• image in your mind for long periods, and this has a salutary impact on your
• image in your mind for a long period, and this can have a salutary impact on your
• image in your mind for long periods, which has a salutary Impact on your


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It is possible to hold a certain image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on your own behavior and character.
• image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on your own
• image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on one’s
• image in your mind for long periods, and this has a salutary impact on your
• image in your mind for a long period, and this can have a salutary impact on your
• image in your mind for long periods, which has a salutary Impact on your


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I beg to differ from OA provided. I think D is better when compared to A because of following reasons
1. on your own Vs on your - I think Your own is reduntant.
2. "long periods" Vs "long period" - Long period is better. Long periods means Multiple periods, multiple periods is not clearly evident from sentence.

If you feel A is better, could you please explain why it is better ?
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target2015 wrote:
It is possible to hold a certain image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on your own behavior and character.
• image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on your own
• image in your mind for long periods, and this can have a salutary impact on one’s
• image in your mind for long periods, and this has a salutary impact on your
• image in your mind for a long period, and this can have a salutary impact on your
• image in your mind for long periods, which has a salutary Impact on your


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I chose C. "own" is redundant. Can someone pls provide an explanation for the wrong ans.?
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In D, "a long period" makes the sentence singular and that is why "have" is incorrect.
In C , "long periods" is plural and the option contains "has". INCORRECT.

We will follow proximity rule here.
That is why the ans. is A.
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There's no singular/plural issue here. The correct usage is "this has" or "this can have."

There's nothing particularly correct about making "periods" plural or including "own." Also, I've never seen an official GMAT problem in second person ("you"). I don't think we can say this has an "official" answer.
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This cannot be an official GMAT question .I have not encountered any convincing grammatical /logical factor which makes a or c or d , different from one another.
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New post 18 Jan 2018, 05:28
The use of pronouns “that” and “this” should refer to a noun. In this example “this” refers to an action, which is incorrect.

Therefore, I chose E.


Based on the below read on uses of “that”:
https://magoosh.com/gmat/2013/gmat-sent ... s-of-that/

Any color from experts would be helpful. Please let me know if my thought process is wrong.

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This question is debatable. OA cannot be A. it has to be D
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