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Unlike the Pulitzer, which is given for a specific work, an author

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Unlike the Pulitzer, which is given for a specific work, an author receives the Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature.

A. an author receives the Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature
B. an author's lifetime achievement in literature receives the Nobel Prize
C. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author's lifetime's achievement in literature
D. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author who has had a lifetime of achievement in literature
E. the Nobel Prize is awarded for a lifetime of achievement in literature by an author

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A,B easy out......a prize is awarded to a person.....C out
Achievement by an author = incorrect....E out....
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E is out as Nobel Prize is awarded to author not by an author !!

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Unlike the Pulitzer, which is given for a specific work, an author receives the Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature.

A. an author receives the Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature
B. an author's lifetime achievement in literature receives the Nobel Prize
C. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author's lifetime's achievement in literature
D. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author who has had a lifetime of achievement in literature
E. the Nobel Prize is awarded for a lifetime of achievement in literature by an author
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1. Pulitzer is an award, so by "unlike" we compare one award with another award.
Since in A, and B "an author" follows, it becomes a wrong comparison - award vs human. A, B are out.

2. "is awarded" to a man, not to his achievement, so C is out.

3. Not the author of achievement gives the Nobel Prize, he gets it. E is out.

D is perfect
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New post 10 Aug 2018, 07:46
gmatFalcon wrote:
Unlike the Pulitzer, which is given for a specific work, an author receives the Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature.

A. an author receives the Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature
B. an author's lifetime achievement in literature receives the Nobel Prize
C. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author's lifetime's achievement in literature
D. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author who has had a lifetime of achievement in literature
E. the Nobel Prize is awarded for a lifetime of achievement in literature by an author


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A. an author receives the Nobel Prize for a lifetime's achievement in literature
B. an author's lifetime achievement in literature receives the Nobel Prize
C. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author's lifetime's achievement in literature
D. the Nobel Prize is awarded to an author who has had a lifetime of achievement in literature --> Correct comparison Award to award. Awarded to is the correct idiom
E. the Nobel Prize is awarded for a lifetime of achievement in literature by an author
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