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# Meeting-Sentence change

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09 Dec 2008, 22:37
Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(A) Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(B) Promotions, retirements, and other actions which have been approved at the May meeting of the board of directors along with deaths, with be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(C) To be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper are the promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions which were approved at the board of directors’ May meeting.
(D) Meeting in May, the promotions, retirements, and other actions approved by the board of directors, including obituaries, will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(E) The July 15 issue of the company paper will report on promotions, retirements, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting; the paper will also include obituaries.

As we can see, few sentences have obituaries in place of death. Is it allowed, i mean.. should we consider them as a valid option?

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09 Dec 2008, 23:09
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lgon wrote:
Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.

(A) Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(B) Promotions, retirements, and other actions which have been approved at the May meeting of the board of directors along with deaths, with be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(C) To be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper are the promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions which were approved at the board of directors’ May meeting.
(D) Meeting in May, the promotions, retirements, and other actions approved by the board of directors, including obituaries, will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(E) The July 15 issue of the company paper will report on promotions, retirements, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting; the paper will also include obituaries.

As we can see, few sentences have obituaries in place of death. Is it allowed, i mean.. should we consider them as a valid option?

E. In A/B/C/D, deaths/obituaries are approaved by the board of directors. Can death/obituaries be approved by somebody? No. Its not logical.

Thats what is not in E.
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09 Dec 2008, 23:42
E sounds most precise and correct, all others have some flaws in them. Hence E.

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11 Dec 2008, 04:53
But Igon's question still remains. Is it ok to replace deaths with obituaries?

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11 Dec 2008, 05:48
Thank you GMAT TIGER!!!
GMAT TIGER wrote:
lgon wrote:
Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.

(A) Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(B) Promotions, retirements, and other actions which have been approved at the May meeting of the board of directors along with deaths, with be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(C) To be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper are the promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions which were approved at the board of directors’ May meeting.
(D) Meeting in May, the promotions, retirements, and other actions approved by the board of directors, including obituaries, will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(E) The July 15 issue of the company paper will report on promotions, retirements, and other actions approved by the board of directors at its May meeting; the paper will also include obituaries.

As we can see, few sentences have obituaries in place of death. Is it allowed, i mean.. should we consider them as a valid option?

E. In A/B/C/D, deaths/obituaries are approaved by the board of directors. Can death/obituaries be approved by somebody? No. Its not logical.

Thats what is not in E.

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13 Jan 2009, 21:10
Agree with GMAT Tiger and IMO E

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