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# The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new

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The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new principle; it was employed in “Operation Bootstrap” in Puerto Rico.
(A) do not represent a new principle; it
(B) represent not a new principle, but one that
(C) are not a new principle; the same one
(D) are not a new principle, but one that
(E) are not new in principle; it

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17 Mar 2008, 08:06
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b out... represent not
C,D out ... urban zones -> new principle?
I prefer A to E due to 'it' meaning, guess it should refer to a new principle

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17 Mar 2008, 12:42
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prasannar wrote:
The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new principle; it was employed in “Operation Bootstrap” in Puerto Rico.
(A) do not represent a new principle; it
(B) represent not a new principle, but one that
(C) are not a new principle; the same one
(D) are not a new principle, but one that
(E) are not new in principle; it

That A. "are" doesnot work in CDE. They have other problem as well.
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17 Mar 2008, 12:43
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prasannar wrote:
The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new principle; it was employed in “Operation Bootstrap” in Puerto Rico.
(A) do not represent a new principle; it
(B) represent not a new principle, but one that
(C) are not a new principle; the same one
(D) are not a new principle, but one that
(E) are not new in principle; it

The intended meaning is that the proposed idea is not new but has been used in the past too.

A - wrong. Doesn't tell this distinction. Also, "it" after the semicolon has no antecedent.

B - wrongly phrased. Should have been "do not represent a new principle"

C - doesn't tell the contrast.

D - right choice. Shows the distinction.

E - wrong.

What's the OA?

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17 Mar 2008, 12:44
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I believe A, B = singular, CDE = Plural. Somehow I think the answer will be B, although it sounds awkward.

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17 Mar 2008, 14:35
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As odd as it sounds I will go for B because it is the only option that is singular.

In A do not is plural ( you do not say the boy do not but you say the boys do not), the it after the semicolon is singular so there is a cotradiction here.

CDE are all plural (are) and with singular referrants after the semi colon.

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17 Mar 2008, 14:57
prasannar wrote:
The proposed urban development zones do not represent a new principle; it was employed in “Operation Bootstrap” in Puerto Rico.
(A) do not represent a new principle; it
(B) represent not a new principle, but one that
(C) are not a new principle; the same one
(D) are not a new principle, but one that
(E) are not new in principle; it

I thought about this after posting the first time. I'm still not convinced that C and D have a subject verb agreement. Consider this:

A. These boys don't make a good team.

B. These boys don't make good teams.

which one of these sound right? The choice A does. But does this violate the SV agreement?

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