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# Ms Bakara

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29 Nov 2004, 17:58
Although Ms. Bakara had previously emphasized that she could not speak for other Black people, she ventured to do so on this one occasion because she firmly believed that many minority people, likely most, would agree with her.

(A) do so on this one occasion because she firmly believed that many minority people, likely most, would agree
(B) speak on this one occasion since she firmly believed that many minority people, likely most, would have agreed
(C) so speak on this one occasion due to her firmly believing that many minority people, even most, would likely agree
(D) do so on this one occasion because she firmly believed that many minority people, if not most, would agree
(E) do so on this one occasion since she firmly believed many minority people, and even most, would likely agree
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29 Nov 2004, 18:07
I will pick D.

I think many...if not most is the right phrase.
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29 Nov 2004, 18:12
i would pick D.

we need to use because rather than since...
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29 Nov 2004, 23:08
I am stuck between 'D' and 'E'.
But because of that i will prefer to go to 'E'

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30 Nov 2004, 00:43
D.
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30 Nov 2004, 07:01
I will go against the herd and vote for A
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30 Nov 2004, 07:06
I think i shall concur with praveen and opt for A. D slightly changes the meaning of the sentence.

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30 Nov 2004, 07:12
I will also go with 'A'
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30 Nov 2004, 14:00
would go with A. OA?
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30 Nov 2004, 22:29
A or D?
Interesting question....Yes, the meaning changes.

I think,E cannot be the answer.
Here is an observation on GMAT.
Because is prefered over since and being.

(less preferred) being < since < because
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01 Dec 2004, 18:37
OA is D...
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02 Aug 2011, 05:28
I will go with A.
In E there is "IF" and "WOULD" so it must have "were"...thats why i am eliminating D.
I don't knw whtr it is a common rule . but my tutor told me this .... and till now i am practising IF-WOULD-WERE rule....
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09 Aug 2011, 20:01
I am still confused b/w A and D. can someone explain why LIKELY is wrong here?

E is out cause of SINCE; we need BECAUSE here.
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