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# Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a

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Director
Joined: 06 Jan 2008
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Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a [#permalink]

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26 Apr 2008, 09:26
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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 Way’s center and
C. that there is a black hole lying at the milky Way’s center and
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s center and
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way and of

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Intern
Joined: 12 Jul 2007
Posts: 47

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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink]

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26 Apr 2008, 13:58
A seems correct.

B & C are poorly structured and seriously flawed logically. D & E use the transition word 'of' at the beginning which definitely seems wrong.

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Director
Joined: 18 Feb 2008
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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink]

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26 Apr 2008, 14:15
I pick D

A&E seems to offer two theories instead of one.

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Director
Joined: 30 Jun 2007
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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink]

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26 Apr 2008, 14:28
Idiom usage: support to the theory that … is correct – eliminate D and E
Elliptical issue

A. that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and of [Hold it – elliptical “lies at the center”]
B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and [Elliptical “lies” changes the meaning – eliminate it]
C. that there is a black hole lying at the milky Way’s center and [Elliptical – “that there is a black hole many” does not make sense – eliminate it]
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s center and
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way and of

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VP
Joined: 10 Jun 2007
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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink]

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27 Apr 2008, 18:20
I completely missed this one, but agrees with the rest of the posters on A.

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Re: SC - milky way   [#permalink] 27 Apr 2008, 18:20
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