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sujayb wrote:
E seems to be correct. But not sure. 'later will be known as should be the correct wording. :?



Yes - for this reason I am unsure of E but it seems like the best choice.
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453. It was the loss of revenue from declines in tourism that in 1935 led the Saudi authorities’ granting a concession for oil exploration to the company that would later be known by the name of Aramco.
(A) authorities’ granting a concession for oil exploration to the company that would later be known by the name of
(B) authorities’ granting a concession for oil exploration to the company later to be known as named
(C) authorities granting a concession for oil exploration to the company that would later be known by the name of
(D) authorities to grant a concession for oil exploration to the company that later will be known as being
(E) authorities to grant a concession for oil exploration to the company later to be known as


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E-gmat in this question shouldn't we use "granting" instead of "to grant" as their is no intention or purpose of saudi authorities. Instead it was loss of revenue that led to grant concession.
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GovindAgrawal wrote:
E-gmat in this question shouldn't we use "granting" instead of "to grant" as their is no intention or purpose of saudi authorities. Instead it was loss of revenue that led to grant concession.


"Lead somebody to do something" is the correct idiomatic usage - "lead somebody doing something" is incorrect. Here the rule that intention requires infinite does not apply.
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