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# Researchers have questioned the use of costly and

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Researchers have questioned the use of costly and experimental diagnostic tests to identify food allergies, such as milk, that supposedly disrupt normal behavior.

A)to identify food allergies, such as
B)to identify food allergies,such as to
C)to identify food allergies, like
D)for idenfying food allergies, like that of
E)for identifying food allergies, such as for

Originally posted by shard87 on 08 Aug 2018, 08:08.
Last edited by shard87 on 08 Aug 2018, 08:30, edited 1 time in total.
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08 Aug 2018, 08:10
please explain parallel structure in detail, and why E can't be correct answer.
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08 Aug 2018, 08:23
shard87 wrote:
Researchers have questioned the use of costly and experimental diagnostic tests to identify food allergies, such as milk, that supposedly disrupt normal behavior.

+1 for B.

A)to identify food allergies, such as --> Incorrect, "food allergies, such as milk" is nonsensical, milk is not an allergy
B)to identify food allergies,such as to --> Correct, "food allergies to milk" is idiomatic, and conveys intended meaning
C)to identify food allergies, like --> Incorrect, "food allergies, like milk" is nonsensical, milk is not an allergy
D)for idenfying food allergies, like that of --> Incorrect, "allergies of" is unidiomatic
E)for identifying food allergies, such as for --> Incorrect, "allergies for" is unidiomatic

Hence, B.
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08 Aug 2018, 08:23
I don't think the OA is C, it has to be B for above stated reason.
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08 Aug 2018, 08:32
Sorry, I apologise. I have corrected the OA.
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08 Aug 2018, 11:38
IMO answer is B; with preferred parallelism and idiom usage.
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08 Aug 2018, 17:33
what about "questioned X for"?
Please explain use of "such as to" in this question.
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shard87 wrote:
Researchers have questioned the use of costly and experimental diagnostic tests to identify food allergies, such as milk, that supposedly disrupt normal behavior.

A)to identify food allergies, such as
B)to identify food allergies,such as to
C)to identify food allergies, like
D)for idenfying food allergies, like that of
E)for identifying food allergies, such as for

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