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# The kindergarten teacher had the children in the class gathe

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Updated on: 06 Mar 2014, 10:46
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The kindergarten teacher had the children in the class gather snowflakes outdoors to demonstrate that, like people, no two snowflakes is similar enough to justify labeling them exact replicas.

A. that, like people, no two snowflakes is similar enough to justify labeling them
B. the fact that no two snowflakes, like no two people, is similar enough to justify the labeling of them
C. how no two snowflakes, or people, is similar enough to justify their being labeled
D. that no two snowflakes, just like no two people, are similar enough to justify the labeling of them
E. that, like people, no two snowflakes are similar enough to justify labeling them

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Originally posted by honchos on 06 Mar 2014, 10:06.
Last edited by honchos on 06 Mar 2014, 10:46, edited 1 time in total.
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06 Mar 2014, 10:07
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The correct answer is (E). A plural subject requires a plural verb. Since “snowflakes” is plural, its verb must be plural as well. (D) and (E) correct this error, but (D) would need a connector like "as" ("to justify the labeling of them as unique"). E is therefore correct.

i was able to get to correct answer But couldn't understand why D is wrong as per above Explanations. Any Thought Please?
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06 Mar 2014, 10:43
honchos wrote:
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Solution
The correct answer is (E). A plural subject requires a plural verb. Since “snowflakes” is plural, its verb must be plural as well. (D) and (E) correct this error, but (D) would need a connector like "as" ("to justify the labeling of them as unique"). E is therefore correct.

i was able to get to correct answer But couldn't understand why D is wrong as per above Explanations. Any Thought Please?

Its because of the extra "the" in D. ""the" labeling doesnt sound correct.
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06 Mar 2014, 10:45
infotalk wrote:
honchos wrote:
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Solution
The correct answer is (E). A plural subject requires a plural verb. Since “snowflakes” is plural, its verb must be plural as well. (D) and (E) correct this error, but (D) would need a connector like "as" ("to justify the labeling of them as unique"). E is therefore correct.

i was able to get to correct answer But couldn't understand why D is wrong as per above Explanations. Any Thought Please?

Its because of the extra "the" in D. ""the" labeling doesnt sound correct.

the is not an issue, read the veritas solution it is clearly saying it needs connector. The is not at all subject of dispute or debate.
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06 Mar 2014, 11:27
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honchos wrote:
infotalk wrote:
honchos wrote:
Official Solution:

Solution
The correct answer is (E). A plural subject requires a plural verb. Since “snowflakes” is plural, its verb must be plural as well. (D) and (E) correct this error, but (D) would need a connector like "as" ("to justify the labeling of them as unique"). E is therefore correct.

i was able to get to correct answer But couldn't understand why D is wrong as per above Explanations. Any Thought Please?

Its because of the extra "the" in D. ""the" labeling doesnt sound correct.

the is not an issue, read the veritas solution it is clearly saying it needs connector. The is not at all subject of dispute or debate.

Dont tell me you think "the labeling of them exact replicas" is the right ending.
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01 May 2017, 11:15
The correct answer is (E). A plural subject requires a plural verb. Since “snowflakes” is plural, its verb must be plural as well. (D) and (E) correct this error, but (D) would need a connector like "as" ("to justify the labeling of them as unique"). E is therefore correct.
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