It is currently 20 Feb 2018, 15:40

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

sc-for Vs to

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 17 Jun 2008
Posts: 1373
sc-for Vs to [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 16 Aug 2008, 22:00
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 ?
_________________

cheers
Its Now Or Never

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 23 May 2006
Posts: 322
Re: sc-for Vs to [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 16 Aug 2008, 22:18
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
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 17 Jun 2008
Posts: 1373
Re: sc-for Vs to [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 16 Aug 2008, 23:37
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
_________________

cheers
Its Now Or Never

Re: sc-for Vs to   [#permalink] 16 Aug 2008, 23:37
Display posts from previous: Sort by

sc-for Vs to

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderators: GMATNinjaTwo, GMATNinja



GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.