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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. The lead-in from 'Dancing With the Stars' will be high, and so too the expectations.
B. The lead-in from 'Dancing With the Stars' will be high, and also the expectations.
C. The lead-in from 'Dancing With the Stars' will be high, and so too will be the expectations.
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. The lead-in from 'Dancing With the Stars' will be high, and so too the expectations.
B. The lead-in from 'Dancing With the Stars' will be high, and also the expectations.
C. The lead-in from 'Dancing With the Stars' will be high, and so too will be the expectations.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above



Answer: C
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New post 26 May 2015, 05:01
Why not the first option?
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New post 29 Apr 2016, 13:44
"and" is a conjunction which joins 2 independent clauses.
The second clause in Option A does not have a main verb --> so it is not an independent clause and therefore is a wrong construction.

Other explanation:
One way to shorten the 2nd clause after "and" is to use "and so".. but that needs an auxilliary verb (be, do, etc) after the "and so"... This is missing in the 2nd clause.
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New post 15 Mar 2017, 07:01
Isn't the use of 'too' in option c redundant? I chose none of the above for my answer.
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New post 06 Apr 2017, 23:50
I think pchakraborty is right.
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New post 18 Apr 2017, 01:35
' and also ' is redundancy ?
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New post 04 Jul 2017, 03:05
Yes mkumar26 'and also' is redundancy.
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New post 12 Jul 2017, 11:14
Just notice COMMA+AND construction here. This construction is used two join two independent clauses until and unless comma+and is connecting a list i.e. a,b, and c.

Another important point: and+also is redundant.

Well I am not very sure about the usage of and +too (too is a synonym of also).

mike and GMATNinja what do you think about and+too usage in GMAT?
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New post 24 Aug 2017, 02:13
Hi, Can someone please explain as to why 3rd option is correct?
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New post 24 Aug 2017, 04:42
Please explain why 3rd option is correct. And so too, isnt this redundant?
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New post 22 Nov 2017, 22:46
I think this is a poor-quality question and the explanation isn't clear enough, please elaborate.
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New post 17 Jan 2018, 08:10
I think this is a poor-quality question and I don't agree with the explanation. The lead-in from 'Dancing With the Stars' will be high, and also the expectations
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New post 19 Jul 2018, 21:04
I chose 'none of the above'. After going through the explanation, I did not understand , why 'C' as option is correct? I think the word 'too' is not required. Please help me understand how option 'C' is correct.
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New post 26 Jul 2018, 03:26
I have the same issue;why is C correct?
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New post 19 Sep 2018, 10:45
Too is redundant is C . So will X is proper but so too will x is not
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