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Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a
black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and of
many
of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the
universe.
A. that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way
and of
B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and
C. that there is a black hole lying at the Milky Wayâ€™s
center an
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way
and of
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31 Aug 2006, 00:54
looks like A.

theory that........X lies at center OF Y and [at center] OF many of Z.....
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31 Aug 2006, 00:59
ps_dahiya wrote:
looks like A.

theory that........X lies at center OF Y and [at center] OF many of Z.....

Why is B wrong?

theory that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and many
of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe
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31 Aug 2006, 01:05
jerrywu wrote:
ps_dahiya wrote:
looks like A.

theory that........X lies at center OF Y and [at center] OF many of Z.....

Why is B wrong?

theory that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and many
of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe

theory that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and many
of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe

X lies at milky way's center and [at] many of Z....
where at many of Z??? A clearly says at center and in B it's missing.
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31 Aug 2006, 01:49
ps_dahiya wrote:
jerrywu wrote:
ps_dahiya wrote:
looks like A.

theory that........X lies at center OF Y and [at center] OF many of Z.....

Why is B wrong?

theory that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and many
of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe

theory that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and many
of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the universe

X lies at milky way's center and [at] many of Z....
where at many of Z??? A clearly says at center and in B it's missing.

Hi ps_dahiya

I got it!

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31 Aug 2006, 02:06
I am confused between A and E....we normaly hear theory of...like theory of relativity...theory that doesn't sound good.

What say Dahiya saab...

Will go with E
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31 Aug 2006, 07:18
uguleri wrote:
I am confused between A and E....we normaly hear theory of...like theory of relativity...theory that doesn't sound good.

What say Dahiya saab...

Will go with E

theory of relativity
theory of planetary motion

These are correct. But if you describe the theory in a clause then we must use "that"
Which ones do you think are correct?

The theory that planets move around Sun is now well accepted.
The theory of planets moving around the Sun is now well accepted.
The theory of planetary motion is now well accepted.
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31 Aug 2006, 08:17
Taking (A) for theory that~ + active voice + "of" to show similarities amongs the other galaxies
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31 Aug 2006, 09:50
can someone explain what is wrong with this construction in 'B' ?

B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and [that] many of the ...
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31 Aug 2006, 11:10
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can someone explain what is wrong with this construction in 'B' ?

B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and [that] many of the ...

that's a trap... there is only 1 theory
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31 Aug 2006, 18:07
u2lover wrote:
rkatl wrote:
can someone explain what is wrong with this construction in 'B' ?

B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Wayâ€™s center and [that] many of the ...

that's a trap... there is only 1 theory

Yes, B distorts the intended meaning of the sentence altogether. Kap800 really stresses "meaning SCs" in the last 1/3. Always reread the sentence after you have selected an answer choice to confirm the meaning.
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01 Sep 2006, 01:50
ps_dahiya wrote:
uguleri wrote:
I am confused between A and E....we normaly hear theory of...like theory of relativity...theory that doesn't sound good.

What say Dahiya saab...

Will go with E

theory of relativity
theory of planetary motion

These are correct. But if you describe the theory in a clause then we must use "that"
Which ones do you think are correct?

The theory that planets move around Sun is now well accepted.
The theory of planets moving around the Sun is now well accepted.
The theory of planetary motion is now well accepted.

Got it ..Parminder..

Thanks for the explanation.

-Guleri
01 Sep 2006, 01:50
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