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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. In contrast to the first two options centralizing decision making, a Cap and Trade system will not.
B. As contrasted with the first two options, a Cap and Trade system will decentralize decision making.
C. In contrast to the first two options, a Cap and Trade system will decentralize decision making.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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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. In contrast to the first two options centralizing decision making, a Cap and Trade system will not.
B. As contrasted with the first two options, a Cap and Trade system will decentralize decision making.
C. In contrast to the first two options, a Cap and Trade system will decentralize decision making.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above



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In the Magoosh's GMAT Idiom App, I remember studying it as: "Contrast A with B"
Even though I was kinda skeptical, I still accepted it. Can I have some clarity please?
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In the Magoosh's GMAT Idiom App, I remember studying it as: "Contrast A with B"
Even though I was kinda skeptical, I still accepted it. Can I have some clarity please?


Hi,

When we say "contrast with" contrast is behaving as a verb.

For example, "He likes to contrast his checkered jacket with plain pants" or "his checkered jacket contrasts with his plain pants."

When we say "in contrast to" is behaving as a noun.
Example: "His jacket stands in contrast to his plain pants." As you can see in this sentence stands is the verb.

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Hi all, isn't there a grammar rule on the GMAT that forbids using "will" and says to use "would" instead? So this sentence should be "In contrast to the first two options, a Cap and Trade system would decentralize decision making."? Please let me know, thank you!
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