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Many adjustments take place in and around the muscle cells as a result of
training, and as with adapting heart muscles, relatively slow, easy running
does an excellent job of promoting
the desired results.

(A) adapting heart muscles, relatively slow, easy running does an excellent job of promoting

(B) adapting heart muscles to relatively slow, easy running, which excellently promotes

(C) adaptations to the heart muscle, relatively slow, easy running does an excellent job of promoting

(D) adaptations to the heart muscle, running slowly and easily does a relatively excellent job of promoting

(E) heart muscles that adapt to relatively slow, easy running, which do an excellent job of promoting

Source: GMAT Hacks - 090513
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I couldn't make ends or tails out of this sentence! Is this GMAT quality?
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I couldn't make ends or tails out of this sentence! Is this GMAT quality?


I think GMAT Hacks produces reputable GMAT like questions. I got this question correct and so have 4 in 10 respondents to the question and haven't achieved a high proficiency in SC yet. Just because a question is difficult does not mean the quality is poor. I will post the official explanation and hopefully that will provide some insights into the question for you.
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Answer: C Pay close attention to the structure of the sentence. The meaning of the sentence is important here as well. Structurally, it's possible that "adapting heart muscles" should be parallel to "relatively slow, easy running," but that doesn't make logical sense. Instead, changes to the heart muscle is being likened to adjustments in and around muscle cells. Thus, "adapting heart muscles" should be similar in structure to "adjustments in and around the muscle cells." The preferable construction, then, is "adaptations to the heart muscle" in (C) or (D). "Adaptations" is structurally and logically similar to "adjustments." (D) is incorrect as it moves "relatively" to a different position. In the original sentence, "relative" modifies the slowness of the running; in (D), it modifies "excellent," which is not only logically incorrect, but inelegant as well. Choice (C) is correct.
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New post 09 Oct 2013, 16:06
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I couldn't make ends or tails out of this sentence! Is this GMAT quality?


I got it correct based on grammar, but I'll be darned if I can figure out what the sentence is actually trying to state.
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SaraLotfy wrote:
I couldn't make ends or tails out of this sentence! Is this GMAT quality?


I got it correct based on grammar, but I'll be darned if I can figure out what the sentence is actually trying to state.



Yes that's exactly what I meant. I wasn't able to understand the logic of the sentence. That's why I asked if it's GMAT quality, since the meaning -to me at least- was ambiguous and unclear.

But you are correct, grammatically, some choices could be eliminated
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New post 10 Oct 2013, 00:43
SaraLotfy wrote:
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SaraLotfy wrote:
I couldn't make ends or tails out of this sentence! Is this GMAT quality?


I got it correct based on grammar, but I'll be darned if I can figure out what the sentence is actually trying to state.



Yes that's exactly what I meant. I wasn't able to understand the logic of the sentence. That's why I asked if it's GMAT quality, since the meaning -to me at least- was ambiguous and unclear.

But you are correct, grammatically, some choices could be eliminated


Well I have to agree that the question is not like the Official Gmat questions.Hence, most gmat experts will tell you to practice from official sources only (at least in initial stages of your preparation) gmatprep, OG,verbal review,QP1,etc
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New post 13 Oct 2015, 08:39
(C) adaptations to the heart muscle, relatively slow, easy running does an excellent job of promoting

got OA C : Both of the meaning and grammar is important ,but in the first step consider the meaning and base of meaning look at the grammar then found which one is the possible correct answer.
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New post 14 Oct 2015, 08:50
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Many adjustments take place in and around the muscle cells as a result of
training, and as with adapting heart muscles, relatively slow, easy running
does an excellent job of promoting
the desired results.

(A) adapting heart muscles, relatively slow, easy running does an excellent job of promoting

(B) adapting heart muscles to relatively slow, easy running, which excellently promotes

(C) adaptations to the heart muscle, relatively slow, easy running does an excellent job of promoting

(D) adaptations to the heart muscle, running slowly and easily does a relatively excellent job of promoting

(E) heart muscles that adapt to relatively slow, easy running, which do an excellent job of promoting

Source: GMAT Hacks - 090513


A, B out = "adapting heart muscles" .. incorrect usage (training should not be compared with heart muscle) . Plus in B, "excellently" is incorrect
C = lets hold (could not find any error initially). (Training || adaptation)
D out = "relatively".. redundant
E out = "heart muscles that adapt"... incorrect usage (training should not be compared with heart muscle).

So left with C
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New post 16 Oct 2015, 01:49
how to use "as with"

in english we have "as in the case with"

as in the case with gmat, gre is hard

I do not see "as with" in english, pls help
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New post 15 Aug 2017, 12:04
I think this question should read "Many adjustments take place in and around the muscle cells as a result of training, and as for adapting heart muscles, relatively slow, easy running does an excellent job of promoting the desired results" :| Any thoughts from the experts?
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New post 19 Aug 2017, 11:31
It is clearly between C and D. Because we need to use adaptation.D is wrong because it uses relatively excellent job,which is totally wrong.
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