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# Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most

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Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most stable form of pure carbon, changes into the substance commonly referred to as diamond and remaining this way whether or not the heat and pressure are removed.

A. remaining this way whether or not

B. remaining like that even as

C. remaining as such whether or not

D. remains in this way although

E. remains thus even when
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01 Sep 2006, 07:29
changes...(so only D and E) ...remains

Between D and E is really a tough call. I have never seen "thus" used before because, IMHO, it's overly "stilted."

(D) stands
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01 Sep 2006, 07:52
I'm picking E.
"even when" is better than "although" in this case.

Example :
He remained calm even when they humiliated his brother.

is better than

He remained calm although they humiliated his brother.
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01 Sep 2006, 08:49
My opinion is both D and E are right..

In this situation, remains in this way is more wordy then just saying remains. So I will prefer E.
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01 Sep 2006, 09:13
The word that confuses me is "not", is this part of the sentence? If so, I am pretty sure it cannot be although. I like E here, it is the clearest. still, not does not fit in. If the word were removed, then E works perfect.
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01 Sep 2006, 10:07
looks like (E) to me.even when is necessary to draw the emphasis.
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01 Sep 2006, 11:19
imaru wrote:
Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most stable form of pure carbon, changes into the substance commonly referred to as diamond and remaining this way whether or not the heat and pressure are removed.

A. remaining this way whether or not

B. remaining like that even as

C. remaining as such whether or not

D. remains in this way although

E. remains thus even when

"Thus" is more precise of current state as "Diamond" and in "D" "remains in this way" might correspond to the change process, I feel its somewhat unclear and wordy even if we dont consider my earlier point.

So "E".....
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01 Sep 2006, 13:38
Can you post OA with OE ? Please ...
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01 Sep 2006, 13:46
E it is... 'remains thus' is pretty standard usage, i think...
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01 Sep 2006, 19:57
I go with E.

"even when" put more emphasis than "although" does
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02 Sep 2006, 21:50
imaru wrote:
Under high pressure and intense heat, graphite, the most stable form of pure carbon, changes into the substance commonly referred to as diamond and remaining this way whether or not the heat and pressure are removed.

A. remaining this way whether or not

B. remaining like that even as

C. remaining as such whether or not

D. remains in this way although

E. remains thus even when

I guess (E)....

I am uncomfortable with "although not the heat and pressure are removed"
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04 Sep 2006, 10:09
sorry to be late. OA is E
04 Sep 2006, 10:09
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