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# The media often hasten to chastise celebrities who have come

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23 Jun 2009, 05:18
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The media often hasten to chastise celebrities who have come into sudden and unexpected prominence, whether they be actors, musicians, or some other high-profile vocation

A. they be actors, musicians, or some other high-profile vocation

B. Their vocation be acting, music performance, or some other high-profile vocation

C. They be actors, music, or some other high profile vocation

D. Their vocation is that of actor, musician, or otherwise a high-profile one

E. They are actors, are musicians, or in some other high-profile vocation

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23 Jun 2009, 06:27
vnbui wrote:
A is not the OA

Hmm...what's the source?

Its between A & E. E looks wordy :s

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23 Jun 2009, 06:30
OA is B, A has the faulty parallelism
But i don't know why B

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23 Jun 2009, 06:59
as per petersons
OA-B
issue:parallelism

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23 Jun 2009, 09:32
nitya34 wrote:
as per petersons
OA-B
issue:parallelism

Also the answer is below in the same book:

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23 Jun 2009, 09:54
Can anyone plez explain which is the correct option for the given question?

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23 Jun 2009, 10:35
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IMO B should be the answer.

A incorrect compares actors and musicians with "high profile vocation"

vocation is career like acting .. B rightly compares acting and music performance with vocation

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23 Jun 2009, 10:52
whats the source of this question?

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11 Jul 2016, 22:52
vnbui wrote:
The media often hasten to chastise celebrities who have come into sudden and unexpected prominence, whether they be actors, musicians, or some other high-profile vocation

A. they be actors, musicians, or some other high-profile vocation

B. Their vocation be acting, music performance, or some other high-profile vocation

C. They be actors, music, or some other high profile vocation

D. Their vocation is that of actor, musician, or otherwise a high-profile one

E. They are actors, are musicians, or in some other high-profile vocation

A: actors and musicians compared to vocation
E: missing are/extra are whether they are actors,are musicians, or are in... would be correct

B it is
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