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# The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a

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07 Jan 2005, 16:18
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The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicator.
(A) but still not to ignore
(B) and not to ignore any longer
(C) but that they still not ignore
(D) and that they continue not to ignore
(E) but they should still not ignore
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07 Jan 2005, 22:49
"Wouldn't it be more correct for (C) to be like this "but that they still did not ignore"[/b]"

C is right, your example creates problems with tenses making it incorrect
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07 Jan 2005, 22:54
I agree with Praveen. This should be like that only as Praveen has told. Because first part of the sentence is in Past (Suggested). So other part of the sentence should follow the same tense.
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08 Jan 2005, 05:13
praveen_rao7 wrote:
"Wouldn't it be more correct for (C) to be like this "but that they still did not ignore"[/b]"

C is right, your example creates problems with tenses making it incorrect

What tense prolem with "did"? Since it is simple past too.
Also, I have never seen a sentence that has "not" without "does/do" or "did"...

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20 Oct 2005, 20:25
The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicators.

A. ""
B. and not to ignore any longer
C. but that they still not ignore
D. and that they continue not to ignore
E. but they should still not ignore

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20 Oct 2005, 21:48
A. 'still not to' is awkward
B. 'not to ignore any longer (standard indicators)' -> sentence changed
C. but that they still not ignore
D. awkward sentence
E. but they should still not ignore

I'll take C. E just doesnt' sound right to me.

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21 Oct 2005, 00:18
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GMATT73 wrote:
The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicators.

A. ""
B. and not to ignore any longer
C. but that they still not ignore
D. and that they continue not to ignore
E. but they should still not ignore

IMO, this SC tests subjuntive mood.
So C is correct with " that S+ V( bare infinitive)"

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21 Oct 2005, 06:18
OA is C.

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21 Oct 2005, 06:19
OA is C.

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21 Oct 2005, 07:51
yup C over E..

in E "should" brings doubt to the analyst's advice which is not the case...

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07 Dec 2006, 17:37
The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicators.

a)
b) and not to ignore any longer
c) but that they still not ignore
d) and not that they continue to ignore
e) but that they are still not ignoring

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07 Dec 2006, 18:29
C
The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but that they still not ignore

a) but still not to ignore
quite close
b) and not to ignore any longer
Meaning changes - any longer standard indicators.
d) and not that they continue to ignore
meaning changes
e) but that they are still not ignoring
not parallel
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08 Dec 2006, 00:05
OA is C

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04 Sep 2011, 18:54
The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicators.

A. but still not to ignore
B. and not to ignore any longer
C. but that they still not ignore
D. and that they continue not to ignore
E. but they should still not ignore

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schandok wrote:
The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicators.

A. but still not to ignore
B. and not to ignore any longer
C. but that they still not ignore
D. and that they continue not to ignore
E. but they should still not ignore

Rewrite the sentence as

The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to XXX, but still not to ignore standard indicators =>

"suggested" is an example of mild subjunctive in which one person tells other to do something. The general usage is

[subjunctive] + that + base form of verb.

Hence "to ignore" (to + verb) is incorrect, we just need the verb(ignore). => A, B and D out.

GMAT uses "should" for "moral obligation". Also we need a "that" to maintain parallelism. Hence C is preferred over E.

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04 Sep 2011, 19:40
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schandok wrote:
The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicators.

A. but still not to ignore
B. and not to ignore any longer
C. but that they still not ignore
D. and that they continue not to ignore
E. but they should still not ignore

C for 2 reasons:

1: Subjunctive - x suggested y to do z.
2: llism - that x ........ but that y..........

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27 Mar 2012, 09:21
1) The analyst suggested that traders pay more attention to a broader measure of the money
supply, known as M2, but still not to ignore standard indicators.
(A) but still not to ignore
(B) and not to ignore any longer
(C) but that they still not ignore
(D) and not that they continue to ignore
(E) but that they are still not ignoring

What will be the answer to the above question taken from KAPLAN SC?

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27 Mar 2012, 09:27
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I would go with C... "that traders" parallel to "but that they". Any Kaplan expert to share the OA?

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27 Mar 2012, 18:57
I agree with C. Please post the OA

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30 Mar 2012, 03:35
C is correct case of command subjunctive.
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