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Unlike psychiatrists, who are trained as medical doctors, psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing to licensed, doctoral level psychologists who complete an additional training and certification program.

A. psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing

B. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe drugs for their patients, but in 2002 New Mexico began granting prescribing privileges

C. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe their patients drugs, but in 2002 in New Mexico, the privilege to prescribe began to be granted

D. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing their patients drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing

E. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing drugs for their patients, but in 2002 in New Mexico, they began granting prescribing privileges

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my specific question is, is there a difference between:
..but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant...
..but in 2002 New Mexico began granting..

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Originally posted by gmat blows on 05 Jun 2008, 10:27.
Last edited by hazelnut on 27 Sep 2017, 18:49, edited 2 times in total.
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New post 05 Jun 2008, 10:35
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according to MGMAT SC idiom list, "forbid to" is the correct idiom

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actually, "forbidden from" is also correct, according to here http://www.flashcardexchange.com/flashc ... 769?page=2

but the sentence "forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs" is awkward
it sounds better if it was "forbidden from prescribing drugs to their patient"
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New post 05 Jun 2008, 10:58
B for me too...

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B correctly states as "prescribing privileges"

I think, "Began to grant" and "began granting" both are correct. However the rest of the statement - "privileges of prescribing to licensed psychologists" is misleading. It may be read as "privileges of prescribing to licensed pscyhologists".

Thus, stating it as "prescribing privileges" avoids this confusion.
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New post 05 Jun 2008, 15:56
jallenmorris wrote:
I think D. Will explain in a moment.

gmat blows wrote:
Unlike psychiatrists, who are trained as medical doctors, psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing to licensed, doctoral level psychologists who complete an additional training and certification program.

A. psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing
B. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe drugs for their patients, but in 2002 New Mexico began granting prescribing privileges
C. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe their patients drugs, but in 2002 in New Mexico, the privilege to prescribe began to be granted
D. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing their patients drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing
E. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing drugs for their patients, but in 2002 in New Mexico, they began granting prescribing privileges.

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my specific question is, is there a difference between:
..but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant...
..but in 2002 New Mexico began granting..

thanks.


B looks good for me

"forbidden to prescribe drugs for their patients" sounds better

"forbidden from prescribing their patients drugs" vs --- "forbidden from prescribing drugs for their patients"
second one sounds better to me. Can some one throw lights on this
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New post 05 Jun 2008, 17:36
verb form should be as close as possible and placement of unnecessary words should be avoided in verbs. "Historically" is wrongly placed in A, B, and C, where it is separating "have" from "been".

D. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing their patients drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing
Seems correct to me.

E. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing drugs for their patients, but in 2002 in New Mexico, they began granting prescribing privileges.
Seems awkward because "granting prescribing" does not go well. You can say either "to grant the privilege of prescribing" or "granting privileges to prescribe".

I will go with D.
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New post 09 Jun 2008, 22:46
Yes D looks better of reasons given but original question still remains unanswered

is there a difference between:
..but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant...
..but in 2002 New Mexico began granting..


btw what is OA.???
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New post 09 Jun 2008, 23:29
I think it is A. "Forbidden from' is correct idiom. OA please.
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New post 10 Jun 2008, 03:59
MY pick for this one is D

in case it is the correct answer then i can explain
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New post 10 Jun 2008, 04:17
gmat blows wrote:
Unlike psychiatrists, who are trained as medical doctors, psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing to licensed, doctoral level psychologists who complete an additional training and certification program.

A. psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing
B. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe drugs for their patients, but in 2002 New Mexico began granting prescribing privileges
C. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe their patients drugs, but in 2002 in New Mexico, the privilege to prescribe began to be grantedawkward
D. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing their patients drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing
E. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing drugs for their patients, but in 2002 in New Mexico, they began granting prescribing privileges.

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my specific question is, is there a difference between:
..but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant...
..but in 2002 New Mexico began granting..

thanks.

D and E are out - Modifier issues

B is the only answer left. Forbid to is the right idiom
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There seems to be a great deal of misunderstanding on GMATClub regarding "forbid to" or "forbid from". Here is my opinion on the subject:

Forbid to
I have seen more people, on various forums, state that this is the correct idiom. It is also a very active voice. "I forbid you to see him again!" MGMAT SC says it's the correct idiom.

Forbid from
To many non-native English speakers, this sounds incorrect. I was born in the U.S., and it sounds fine to me, but then, many in different parts of the U.S. say odd things (pop, soda, or Coke?[even though you're drinking Pepsi!])

My Conclusion:
It seems that on the GMAT, the correct answer, when given "forbid from" or "forbid to" is going to be "forbid to".

If there is not an answer that contains a form of "forbid to". Find one that doesn't use "forbid from", but doesn't break any other rules.

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New post 10 Jun 2008, 07:14
IMO (b) is correct.
i also have a question- which of the following would be better and why ?
1. prescribe drugs for their patients
2. prescribe drugs to their patients
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New post 10 Jun 2008, 12:43
sorry for the late response. OA is B.

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New post 10 Jun 2008, 12:53
Makes sense with regard to the idiom "forbid to" / "Forbidden to" etc...{even though I got it wrong with my first guess :(
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New post 11 Jun 2008, 08:34
I went with B and the idiom is forbid to..

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http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/idi ... t2254.html
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New post 29 Oct 2010, 09:39
Hi guys!

I am confused with B, "but in 2002 New Mexico began granting prescribing privileges" How New mexico began granting? is it an authority or a person? no! so it is a bit nonscence to me.


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New post 21 Jul 2015, 07:44
For those who find option B hard to grasp:
B. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe drugs for their patients, but in 2002 New Mexico began granting prescribing privileges
https://www.manhattanprep.com/gmat/foru ... tml#p31559

Additionally:
https://www.manhattanprep.com/gmat/foru ... tml#p15685
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As far as I know

Forbid X TO do Y is correct usage on GMAT

Prohibit X doing from Y is correct on GMAT

Forbid takes "to" --> infinitive form of verb

prohibit takes "ing" -->
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Unlike psychiatrists, who are trained as medical doctors, psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing to licensed, doctoral level psychologists who complete an additional training and certification program.

A. psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing
B. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe drugs for their patients, but in 2002 New Mexico began granting prescribing privileges
C. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe their patients drugs, but in 2002 in New Mexico, the privilege to prescribe began to be granted
: who started granting is not clear. " but in 2002 in New Mexico" as a modifier distort the intended meaning that is "New Mexico began to grant "
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Unlike psychiatrists, who are trained as medical doctors, psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing to licensed, doctoral level psychologists who complete an additional training and certification program.

A. psychologists have historically been forbidden from prescribing their patient drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing

B. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe drugs for their patients, but in 2002 New Mexico began granting prescribing privileges

C. psychologists have historically been forbidden to prescribe their patients drugs, but in 2002 in New Mexico, the privilege to prescribe began to be granted
change to passive tense not needed and is wrong
D. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing their patients drugs, but in 2002 New Mexico began to grant the privilege of prescribing incorrect comparison.

E. historically psychologists have been forbidden from prescribing drugs for their patients, but in 2002 in New Mexico, they began granting prescribing privileges incorrect comparison
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