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04 Nov 2009, 08:05
B,C,D looks to me like the motion is what allows the jury to go home. I think the result of the motion is what allows them. change of meaning + other mistakes.
in A 'instead of to confine them to a hotel' is wrong.

Hence E.
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04 Nov 2009, 19:14
Thanks guys for detailed explanation
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29 Apr 2010, 01:33
But in A, instead of to confine is parallel with to go home, isnt it?

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29 Apr 2010, 02:11
choose E for parallelism and the correct use of the word "be"
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29 Apr 2010, 05:23
Reading A again it seems as if the motion is confining the jury...
Do you agree?
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29 Apr 2010, 12:35
I narrowed it to (B) and (E). ended up picking (B)

I picked (B) because I thought "allowed" and "confined" are parallel.

"Judge Bonham denied a motion that would have allowed members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of confined to a hotel."

can someone explain why (B) is wrong???

Judge Bonham denied a motion to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of to confine them to a hotel.

(A) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of to confine them to
(B) that would have allowed members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of confined to
(C) under which members of the jury are allowed to go home at the end of each day instead of confining
them in
(D) that would allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than confinement in
(E) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than be confined to
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29 Apr 2010, 14:44
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I think E is clear.
We can't use "instead of" because the verb following it is not parallel with "to go home", so ABC are ruled out.
"confinement" is a noun so it's not parallel.
In E, "be confined" means "to be confined", and it's parallel with "to go home". Also, "deny to do something" is an idiom, so E is the only correct one.

In A, to confine is not parallel with to go????
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31 Jul 2010, 10:58
Can someone please explain why 'A' is wrong. Thanks!
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31 Jul 2010, 11:02
Rule out all but D and E.
D is awkward... E is better
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01 Aug 2010, 03:11
E because of .. allowed , confined ( parallelism) and "rather than"
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How is 'to be confined' parallel with to go home? Isn't A more correct with present tense of confine which is parallel with go
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16 Oct 2010, 06:20
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Judge Bonham denied a motion to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of
to confine them to a hotel.
(A) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of to confine them to
(B) that would have allowed members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of confined to
(C) under which members of the jury are allowed to go home at the end of each day instead of confining
them in
(D) that would allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than confinement in
(E) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than be confined to

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A- incorrect. "instead of" should combine with an "-Ing" form, not with an infinitive. Also, the phrase, "rather than" is more suitable here because it signifies preference of one thing over another.
B-: incorrect. "instead of" with "confined to" is simply unidiomatic.
C- Wordier. Moreover, the use of "which" is incorrect as it modifies the wrong word "under" instead of modifying the "motion".
D- Unidiomatic: "rather than confinement"
E: The most concise and grammatically correct answer. Also, it uses the Subjunctive Mood which is perfectly suitable in this context.
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14 Nov 2010, 10:29
vageesh wrote:
E because of .. allowed , confined ( parallelism) and "rather than"

that is not the intended ||.
The || is between to go home and be confined.
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Judge Bonham denied a motion to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of to confine them to a hotel.
(A) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of to confine them to
(B) that would have allowed members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of confined to
(C) under which members of the jury are allowed to go home at the end of each day instead of confining
them in
(D) that would allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than confinement in
(E) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than be confined to

IMO

A - Wrong - Doesn't have parallel structure - X instead of Y. X - Members..To go home vs To confine them -
B - Wrong - no need of would . Also - this isn't parallel with comparative structure at the end
C - Wrong - under which - awkward
D - Wrong - no need of would . Also - this isn't parallel with comparative structure at the end
E - Right - Concise, parallel ( X rather than Y) - Members... To go home vs (to) be confined to hotel

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give to the idiom...rather than be confined...
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15 Nov 2010, 08:12
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Judge Bonham denied a motion to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of
to confine them to a hotel.
(A) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of to confine them to
(B) that would have allowed members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of confined to
(C) under which members of the jury are allowed to go home at the end of each day instead of confining
them in
(D) that would allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than confinement in
(E) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than be confined to

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30 May 2014, 13:40
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186. Judge Bonham denied a motion to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of
to confine them to a hotel.
(A) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of to confine them to

I think this suggests that the members of the jury confine themselves to a hotel, a fact that does not make any sense
notice that the parallelism is between go and confine so the sentence reads

members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of [members of the jury] to confine them to a hotel

(B) that would have allowed members of the jury to go home at the end of each day instead of confined to

I think you need passive voice here in confined to suggest that the members are confined. The sentence reads

a motion that would have allowed members of the jury to confined to ...

(C) under which members of the jury are allowed to go home at the end of each day instead of confining
them in

I'm not sure whether confine in is idiomatic. anyway to go home is not parallel to confining

(D) that would allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than confinement in

note parallel structures to go home rather confinement

(E) to allow members of the jury to go home at the end of each day rather than be confined to

This answer choice maintains parallelism and properly uses passive voice so that the members are confined to a hotel.

Hi

Can someone please explain in a little more detail as to what makes B and C NOT parallel. Is it a grammatical construction issue?

Thanks
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