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# The use of gravity waves, which do not interact with matter

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The use of gravity waves, which do not interact with matter in the way electromagnetic waves do, hopefully will enable astronomers to study the actual formation of black holes and neutron stars.

(A) in the way electromagnetic waves do, hopefully will enable
(B) in the way electromagnetic waves do, will, it is hoped, enable
(C) like electromagnetic waves, hopefully will enable
(D) like electromagnetic waves, would enable, hopefully
(E) such as electromagnetic waves do, will, it is hoped, enable

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17 Jul 2004, 11:58

Hopefully is incorrect usage (should be "it is hoped" -- can refer to Kaplan verbal too...I guess it has a similar question)

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07 Mar 2011, 21:19
Vithal wrote:

Hopefully is incorrect usage (should be "it is hoped" -- can refer to Kaplan verbal too...I guess it has a similar question)

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... ight=hoped

Is there any justification of the usage of "in the way" ? Any other example of the usage from OG or other reliable source...
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Geethu wrote:
The use of gravity waves, which do not interact with matter in the way electromagnetic waves do, hopefully will enable astronomers to study the actual formation of black holes and neutron stars.

(A) in the way electromagnetic waves do, hopefully will enable
(B) in the way electromagnetic waves do, will, it is hoped, enable
(C) like electromagnetic waves, hopefully will enable
(D) like electromagnetic waves, would enable, hopefully
(E) such as electromagnetic waves do, will, it is hoped, enable

"hopefully will" is unidiomatic --> eliminate A,C,D
(E) is wrong because we dont use "such as' to compare things
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Geethu wrote:
The use of gravity waves, which do not interact with matter in the way electromagnetic waves do, hopefully will enable astronomers to study the actual formation of black holes and neutron stars.

(A) in the way electromagnetic waves do, hopefully will enable
(B) in the way electromagnetic waves do, will, it is hoped, enable
(C) like electromagnetic waves, hopefully will enable
(D) like electromagnetic waves, would enable, hopefully
(E) such as electromagnetic waves do, will, it is hoped, enable

Just a note...

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