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Bunuel wrote:
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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. What these scores tell us is that rigor is lacking in some schools.
B. What these scores tell us is that some schools lack of rigor.
C. What these scores tell us is that there's a lack of rigor in some schools.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above



Answer: A


Please explain why A is correct and why C is wrong.
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Bunuel wrote:
Official Solution:

Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. What these scores tell us is that rigor is lacking in some schools.
B. What these scores tell us is that some schools lack of rigor.
C. What these scores tell us is that there's a lack of rigor in some schools.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above



Answer: A


Please explain why A is correct and why C is wrong.


Each additional word cost in gmat. What is the use of "there is" in option C. A is direct and concise than Option C.
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I think this is a poor-quality question since both A and C are idiomatically correct.
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I wonder how can one expect to reason Idiom questions? I don't think reasoning can be done for each and every idiom question but logic can be looked at.
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New post 11 Oct 2018, 03:15
Pls explain. I honestly consider both A and C plausible options. Lacking in/Lack of are both idiomatic. Just motivate why C is wrong.
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I think this is a high-quality question and I don't agree with the explanation.
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I think this is a poor-quality question and the explanation isn't clear enough, please elaborate.
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