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# Owing to its aftermath over the following centuries, many historians

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Project SC Butler: Day 106: Sentence Correction (SC1)

Owing to its aftermath over the following centuries, many historians regard the American Revolution as the most significant event of the eighteenth century.

A. regard the American Revolution as
B. regard the American Revolution to be
C. regard that the American Revolution was
D. consider the American Revolution as
E. consider the American Revolution to be

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Project SC Butler: Day 106: Sentence Correction (SC1)

Owing to its aftermath over the following centuries, many historians regard the American Revolution as the most significant event of the eighteenth century.

"Regard as" is a correct idiom.

On GMAT "consider" is not followed by "as" or "to be".

A. regard the American Revolution as

B. regard the American Revolution to be

C. regard that the American Revolution was

D. consider the American Revolution as

E. consider the American Revolution to be
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20 Feb 2019, 17:31
B (regard... to be) would be the appropriate form of sentence construction.

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20 Feb 2019, 18:18
regard as is the correct idiom. Choice A.
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20 Feb 2019, 20:24
should be A
idioim regard as is correct and used correctly A is correct

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20 Feb 2019, 21:56
Narrowed down between regard - as and considered - as.
Selected the wrong one. Man, I have to work more on idioms :/
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Project SC Butler: Day 106: Sentence Correction (SC1)

Owing to its aftermath over the following centuries, many historians regard the American Revolution as the most significant event of the eighteenth century.

A. regard the American Revolution as
B. regard the American Revolution to be
C. regard that the American Revolution was
D. consider the American Revolution as
E. consider the American Revolution to be

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A. Correct. "regard...as" is the idiomatic expression.
B. "regard...to be" is unidiomatic.
C. "regard that" is unidiomatic.
D. "consider...as" is unidiomatic.
E. "consider...to be" is unidiomatic.
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21 Feb 2019, 19:31
Basic SC question

Idiom ''regard as'', not ''regard to be''.

Idiom '' consider'', not ''consider as'' or ''consider to be''.

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23 Feb 2019, 09:08
What's the correct idiom form for 'consider'?
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What's the correct idiom form for 'consider'?

''consider'' takes no suffix.

Eg:-

The historians consider the American revolution the most significant event.
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18 Mar 2019, 19:11
A. regard the American Revolution as - correct idiom
B. regard the American Revolution to be - incorrect idiom
C. regard that the American Revolution was - sentence is in present tense
D. consider the American Revolution as - incorrect idiom
E. consider the American Revolution to be - incorrect idiom
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