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# Lawyers and doctors alike both agree that something should

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Manager
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31 Jul 2009, 05:31
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26. Lawyers and doctors alike both agree that
something should be done about the rise
in medical malpractice suits which are on
the increase.

(A) alike both agree that something
should be done about the rise in medical
malpractice suits which are on the
increase.
(B) alike agree that something should be
done about the rise in medical malpractice
suits.
(C) both agree that something should be
done about the increasing rise in medical
malpractice suits.
(D) agree that something should be done
about the rise in medical malpractice
suits, which are increasing.
(E) agree that something should be done
about the rise in the number of medical
malpractice suits.

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Manager
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31 Jul 2009, 07:08
DenisSh wrote:
26. Lawyers and doctors alike both agree that
something should be done about the rise
in medical malpractice suits which are on
the increase.

(A) alike both agree that something
should be done about the rise in medical
malpractice suits which are on the
increase.
(B) alike agree that something should be
done about the rise in medical malpractice
suits.
(C) both agree that something should be
done about the increasing rise in medical
malpractice suits.
(D) agree that something should be done
about the rise in medical malpractice
suits, which are increasing.
(E) agree that something should be done
about the rise in the number of medical
malpractice suits.

OA will be posted later.

Between B and E i will go with E....coz E clearly mentions what is rising...the number of medical suits and not medical suits itself!!!

Others are out for redundancy errors

IMO E

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Manager
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02 Aug 2009, 07:55
The correct answer is (E). The original is repetitious: if “Lawyers and doctors . . .
agree,” then “alike” and “both” are superfluous; if there’s a “rise in . . .
suits,” the clause “which are on the increase” is redundant. Only (E) avoids
all these errors.

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Senior Manager
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02 Aug 2009, 09:04
What is wrong with B ?
I am confused between B and E
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Manager
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02 Aug 2009, 22:12
Quote:
(B) alike agree that something should be
done about the rise in medical malpractice
suits.

Omitted 'the number' (the rise in the number...).

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Manager
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09 Aug 2009, 03:28
E also

Others contain redundancy

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Re: Lawyers and doctors...   [#permalink] 09 Aug 2009, 03:28
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