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# sc-for Vs to

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16 Aug 2008, 23:00
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, like
(C) to identify food allergies, such as to
(D) for identifying food allergies, like that of
(E) for identifying food allergies, such as for

How do we know whether FOR or TO is correct ?

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16 Aug 2008, 23:18
spriya 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 ( one has an allergy to X; here it says that milk is an allergy)
(B) to identify food allergies, like (same as A)
(C) to identify food allergies, such as to (correct - allergy to x, y and z)
(D) for identifying food allergies, like that of (the for construction is right here but "like that of" is wrong)
(E) for identifying food allergies, such as for (such as for is wrong)
How do we know whether FOR or TO is correct ?

I believe "for" construiction is always beeter suited for the "ing" form - for identifying
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17 Aug 2008, 00:37
x97agarwal wrote:
spriya 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 ( one has an allergy to X; here it says that milk is an allergy)
(B) to identify food allergies, like (same as A)
(C) to identify food allergies, such as to (correct - allergy to x, y and z)
(D) for identifying food allergies, like that of (the for construction is right here but "like that of" is wrong)
(E) for identifying food allergies, such as for (such as for is wrong)
How do we know whether FOR or TO is correct ?

I believe "for" construiction is always beeter suited for the "ing" form - for identifying

OA is C
thank you !! good analysis

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