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# Researchers have questioned the use of costly and

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Researchers have questioned the use of costly and [#permalink]

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23 Jun 2009, 01:27
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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

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23 Jun 2009, 01:38
IMHO B.
to identify is better than for identifying and allergy to is better than allergy for
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23 Jun 2009, 01:58

"to identify" would be the correct idiom. So D and E are out. A and C are doing an incorrect comparison of allergies with milk. Hence A and C are out.

But I'm confused about the usage of "such as to Milk" ?? Anyone ?
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23 Jun 2009, 02:05
sanoasis 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

allergy to sth- is a correct form, not allergy for sth. Like is not used for giving examples. B IMO
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23 Jun 2009, 10:50
allergy to is the correct Idiom
IMO B

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23 Jun 2009, 23:10
IMO B
In GMAT such as is used to give examples...
like is used for comparison...so D is wrong

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23 Jun 2009, 23:22
Thank you Chief. I thought we were comparing food allergies with "those" of milk, but the usage of "that" is obviously wrong.

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Re: Researchers have questioned the use of costly and [#permalink]

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12 Oct 2013, 18:43
smashingpumpkins 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

What's the OA for this one? I'm going with (B) for the last portion.

Thanks
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Re: Researchers have questioned the use of costly and [#permalink]

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04 Apr 2014, 18:14
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