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# SC Genetically engineered plant

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03 Oct 2006, 10:00
It's an example for testing usage being and in addition to that testing for brevity..

A say they and it not really need ...

B it[b]

C [b] it

D correct and concise

E it will
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03 Oct 2006, 19:09
This is one example of correct use of "being" though its use is simply hated by GMAT in most situations
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03 Oct 2006, 19:16
answer choices with "because" are run-ons ---> C, D and E stands.
be likely to is more concise than be likely that ...

D it is.
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04 Oct 2006, 06:51
jainan24 wrote:
This is one example of correct use of "being" though its use is simply hated by GMAT in most situations

"being" is fine as long as it is not at the end of the underlined portion of the answer choices.
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04 Oct 2006, 09:44
If the answer starts with "because ", then the later part should be in the active voice or something like "it is not likely that those plants" etc etc
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C D or E.
The "it" in C is incorrect.
Again, the "it" in E is incorrect.

04 Oct 2006, 09:44
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