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The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

A) The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

B) The chemical processes were complex enough that they required additional analysis.

C) The chemical processes were complex enough as to require additional analysis.

D) The chemical processes were so complex that they required additional analysis,

E) The chemical processes were complex enough for them to require additional analysis.
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A wrong. Usage of as isnt right here. As=because. So, .....because to require is wrong.
B wrong..ideal idiom so that.so is missing here
C repeats mistake as A.also,enough is redundant
D correct.usage of idiom so..that
E wrong..enough for them is redundant

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An entry level question from MGMAT that simply establishes the correct usage of the idiom 'so x that '. D is the correct answer.
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daagh wrote:
An entry level question from MGMAT that simply establishes the correct usage of the idiom 'so x that '. D is the correct answer.

Hello sir
I also selected option D only. But can u pls explain what is wrong with A..


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Because the usage 'to such a degree as to ' is unidiomatic; one can accept "so x as to" as legitimate but not the idiom as it is in A.
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Because the usage 'to such a degree as to ' is unidiomatic; one can accept "so x as to" as legitimate but not the idiom as it is in A.

Thanks a ton !!

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The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

A) The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

B) The chemical processes were complex enough that they required additional analysis.

C) The chemical processes were complex enough as to require additional analysis.

D) The chemical processes were so complex that they required additional analysis,

E) The chemical processes were complex enough for them to require additional analysis.


the correct idiom is "X so that Y" or "so x that y"

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GTExl wrote:
The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

A) The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

B) The chemical processes were complex enough that they required additional analysis.

C) The chemical processes were complex enough as to require additional analysis.

D) The chemical processes were so complex that they required additional analysis,

E) The chemical processes were complex enough for them to require additional analysis.


The correct idiom and the idiom that fits best stylistically is the idiom "x so that y"

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GTExl wrote:
The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

A) The chemical processes were complex to such a degree as to require additional analysis.

B) The chemical processes were complex enough that they required additional analysis.

C) The chemical processes were complex enough as to require additional analysis.

D) The chemical processes were so complex that they required additional analysis,

E) The chemical processes were complex enough for them to require additional analysis.



"So x that y"

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