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# SC3-17

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06 Jun 2004, 18:50
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06 Jun 2004, 20:50
D it is, everything else has problems with parallelism
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06 Jun 2004, 22:32
E it is (Subjunctive mood).

http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm#mood

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07 Jun 2004, 01:36
batliwala wrote:

The answer is D. The GMAT tests American English. This usage of subjunctive mood is prevalent in British English.

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07 Jun 2004, 17:42
Sorry folks. They say the OA is A. I also marked D.

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08 Jun 2004, 08:10
pay for an increase share of cost - means they are paying to get it ( very awkward )

They pay an increased share of cost - is the correct usage.

This is the subtle difference between (A) and (D)

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08 Jun 2004, 09:33
Exactly! I understood that this morning when I took a closer look at the sentence.

Thanks, Anand!

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