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That the new managing editor rose from the publications soft news sections to a leadership program is more of a landmark in the industry than her being a woman.

A. …
B. Being a woman is
C. Her womanhood
D. That she was a woman
E. That she is a woman
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21 Dec 2010, 08:47
A ? Someone please explains this
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21 Dec 2010, 12:20
I think it should be B... OA pls... we landmark is and woman is are parallel
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21 Dec 2010, 12:31
That the XXXXX than that she was/is a woman

E/D left, is or was... [is more of a landmark and that she is a woman] or [is more of a landmark and that she was a woman]

E should be the one.
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21 Dec 2010, 12:37
Mackieman wrote:
That the XXXXX than that she was/is a woman

E/D left, is or was... [is more of a landmark and that she is a woman] or [is more of a landmark and that she was a woman]

E should be the one.

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Hi,
So what you're saying is that this q tests parallelism. That... is more of ...than that...
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being usage must handle with care on the Gmat SC.

being is the continuous form of the verb ‘Be’. We use “Being” when action is temporary. or for passive voice.

A, B out. C out

hence D or E. D out for WAS. E maintains parallelism
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21 Dec 2010, 15:00
+1 E

Arrange the sentence and you will see:

More of a landmark in the industry is THAT the new managing editor rose from the publications soft news sections to a leadership program than THAT she is a woman.
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29 Dec 2010, 10:21
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E

being usage must handle with care on the Gmat SC.

being is the continuous form of the verb ‘Be’. We use “Being” when action is temporary. or for passive voice.

A, B out. C out

hence D or E. D out for WAS. E maintains parallelism

@carcass That clears it up for me. Thanks!
Thanks everybody for input and the OA is E
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31 May 2015, 09:34
Shouldn't rose being past tense imply that was or 'D' be a more logical choice?

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being usage must handle with care on the Gmat SC.

being is the continuous form of the verb ‘Be’. We use “Being” when action is temporary. or for passive voice.

A, B out. C out

hence D or E. D out for WAS. E maintains parallelism
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18 Mar 2017, 03:27
We are comparing two facts here
1. the new managing editor rose from the publications soft news sections to a leadership program is more of a landmark in the industry
2. She is a woman.

So, clearly answer choice E makes sense here.
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