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# SC Leo Baekeland

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03 Oct 2003, 18:05
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03 Oct 2003, 19:22
DAY/MONTH /YEAR /TIME + celebrated + as + some day/event/historical importance

4th of july is celebrated as the independence day.

February 14 is celebrated as valentines day

PERSON/EVENT + celebrated + as being + some big achievement

Galileo is celebrated as being one of the first scientists to ....whatever

"FOR being considered " and "for being" is wrong here..

so B is correct.
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03 Oct 2003, 21:40
MartinMag wrote:
B is not the official answer.

Wanna try again?

C

In this case..I think the clause after "as" needs a subject...
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04 Oct 2003, 05:14
praetorian123 wrote:
MartinMag wrote:
B is not the official answer.

Wanna try again?

C

In this case..I think the clause after "as" needs a subject...

Answer is A. You know, I was told once that in GMAT answer choices having the word "being" are almost always wrong. Still I chose C too.

Martin
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04 Oct 2003, 05:24
MartinMag wrote:
praetorian123 wrote:
MartinMag wrote:
B is not the official answer.

Wanna try again?

C

In this case..I think the clause after "as" needs a subject...

Answer is A. You know, I was told once that in GMAT answer choices having the word "being" are almost always wrong. Still I chose C too.

Martin

X is celebrated today as Y
X = Y ..which is true ...

Actually as can be used as an adverb,conjunction ..the whole nine yards...
just couldnt seem to figure out which one's best...

Good one!
Thanks
Praetorian
04 Oct 2003, 05:24
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