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There are very strict rules at the apartment complex where I live about residents could not be allowed to have pets in the building.


A. could not be allowed to have

B. shouldn’t allow having

C. are not allowed having

D. cannot allow having

E. not being allowed to have

Originally posted by nitiny on 20 Feb 2017, 20:19.
Last edited by Bunuel on 27 Sep 2018, 23:52, edited 1 time in total.
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There are very strict rules at the apartment complex where I live about residents could not be allowed to have pets in the building.
a) could not be allowed to have
b) shouldn’t allow having
c) are not allowed having
d) cannot allow having
e) not being allowed to have

E-- presence of 'being' still makes it correct?
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New post 21 Feb 2017, 22:02
I went with E. since it seemed most logical but still can't get a hang of the whole sentence structure. Waiting for expert's analysis.
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What's wrong with Option C ..?? Can you please explain..

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What's wrong with Option C ..?? Can you please explain..

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It should be allowed "to have" and not allowed "having". Plus, the tense is wrong for that usage.
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Is the below sentence correct?

There are very strict rules at the apartment complex where I live about residents not being allowed to have pets in the building.
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There are very strict rules at the apartment complex where I live about residents not being allowed to have pets in the building.


No, it is not - this seems to be a flawed question.
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nitiny wrote:
There are very strict rules at the apartment complex where I live about residents could not be allowed to have pets in the building.
a) could not be allowed to have
b) shouldn’t allow having
c) are not allowed having
d) cannot allow having
e) not being allowed to have


i was confused between A and E.

'being' is generally wrong in GMAT.

i opted for option A.

there is no punctuation in the entire sentence.

and what could be the correct form of this sentence if it appears in GMAT.
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