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# Teratomas are unusual forms of cancer because they are

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Teratomas are unusual forms of cancer because they are [#permalink]

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Teratomas are unusual forms of cancer because they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone not normally found in the organ in which the tumor appears.

(A) because they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone
(B) because they are composed of tissues like tooth and bone that are
(C) because they are composed of tissues, like tooth and bone, tissues
(D) in that their composition, tissues such as tooth and bone, is
(E) in that they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone, tissues

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06 Sep 2007, 20:18
pi10t wrote:
Teratomas are unusual forms of cancer because they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone not normally found in the organ in which the tumor appears.

(A) because they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone
(B) because they are composed of tissues like tooth and bone that are
(C) because they are composed of tissues, like tooth and bone, tissues
(D) in that their composition, tissues such as tooth and bone, is
(E) in that they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone, tissues

First of all we cannot have 'Like'. the tissues do contain tooth and bone and not something else which are like tooth and bone. Also it is ambigious whether its the tissues found in the organ or the tooth and bone found in the organ. E clears this ambiguity and does not contain 'Like'. It should be E
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09 Sep 2007, 21:57
OA is E
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10 Jun 2009, 21:37
ashkrs wrote:
pi10t wrote:
Teratomas are unusual forms of cancer because they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone not normally found in the organ in which the tumor appears.

(A) because they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone
(B) because they are composed of tissues like tooth and bone that are
(C) because they are composed of tissues, like tooth and bone, tissues
(D) in that their composition, tissues such as tooth and bone, is AWKWARD
(E) in that they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone, tissues

"in that" is always preferred before "because"

Any other example where "in that " is preferred before "because" plz???
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14 Jun 2009, 01:31
B and C use the wring comparator "like"...A is illogical.....E has redundancy...So I'll choose D...
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14 Jun 2009, 03:53
(A) because they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone - tissues such as tooth and bone not normally found in the organ in which the tumor appears , what is not normally found in the organ bone tooth or tissues not clear -
(B) because they are composed of tissues like tooth and bone that are- like is not used to give examples such as is used-
(C) because they are composed of tissues, like tooth and bone, tissues - like is not used to give examples such as is used-
(D) in that their composition, tissues such as tooth and bone, is – is used for what reason ?teratomas……… is Wrong since Teratomas are plural.-
(E) in that they are composed of tissues such as tooth and bone, tissues

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