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New post 09 Aug 2018, 07:08
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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mjv wrote:
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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New post 12 Sep 2018, 12:07
I think this is a poor-quality question since both A and C are idiomatically correct.
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