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The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 11th Edition, 2005

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Question No.: SC 91
Page: 652

The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant permanent residency to millions of aliens currently residing here and if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized.

(A) if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized

(B) hiring illegal aliens would be a penalty for employers

(C) penalize employers who hire illegal aliens

(D) penalizing employers hiring illegal aliens

(E) employers to be penalized for hiring illegal aliens

Please explain why an answer is wrong.

Originally posted by bmwhype2 on 21 Jun 2007, 07:58.
Last edited by hazelnut on 29 Jan 2018, 22:24, edited 2 times in total.
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New post 21 Jun 2007, 08:55
828. The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant permanent residency to millions of aliens currently residing here and if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized.

(A) if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized
not parallel
(B) hiring illegal aliens would be a penalty for employers
not parallel
(C) penalize employers who hire illegal aliens
parallel, therefore best answer!
(D) penalizing employers hiring illegal aliens
not parallel
(E) employers to be penalized for hiring illegal aliens
employers are not granted, changes meaning

The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant X and penalize Y
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Answer is C.
Answer should be Senate did X that would (Grant permanent....) AND (Penalize Employers...)

C is correct parallel construction and being the right answer (Parallel?)
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bmwhype2 wrote:
828. The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant permanent residency to millions of aliens currently residing here and if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized.(A) if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized
(B) hiring illegal aliens would be a penalty for employers
(C) penalize employers who hire illegal aliens
(D) penalizing employers hiring illegal aliens
(E) employers to be penalized for hiring illegal aliens

Please explain why an answer is wrong.


B for ||ism. that would grant grant... and penalize


er I mean C. sry put wrong choice.
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Re: The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant permanent  [#permalink]

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C is the only one wiht parallelism. (grant... and penalize...)
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nightwing79 wrote:
The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant permanent residency to millions of aliens currently residing here and if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized.

A. if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized

B. hiring illegal aliens would be a penalty for employers

C. penalize employers who hire illegal aliens

D. penalizing employers hiring illegal aliens

E. employers to be penalized for hiring illegal aliens


C for parallelism. "grant permanent residency .... penalize employers" ... verbs are compared/in parallel in present tense.
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nightwing79 wrote:
The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant permanent residency to millions of aliens currently residing here and if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized.

A. if employers hired illegal aliens they would be penalized

B. hiring illegal aliens would be a penalty for employers

C. penalize employers who hire illegal aliens

D. penalizing employers hiring illegal aliens

E. employers to be penalized for hiring illegal aliens


The Senate approved immigration legislation that would grant permanent residency to millions of aliens currently residing here and penalize employers who hire illegal aliens

Parallelism issue , (C) works best here...
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