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# Venture capitalists, investors who use huge sums of money to

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Venture capitalists, investors who use huge sums of money to fund startup companies, plan to forego immediate profit by funding businesses with low earnings and to benefit richly from future sales of the companies or their properties.

(A) by funding businesses with low earnings and to benefit
(B) by funding businesses with low earnings and by benefiting
(C) funding businesses with and benefiting
(D) funding businesses with low earnings, benefiting
(E) with funding businesses with low earnings and to benefiting

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02 Dec 2005, 11:45
A.

B is incorrect as they don't want to "forgo" profit by future sales.
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02 Dec 2005, 12:55
Go with A

B is wrong because it changes the original meaning of the sentence.

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02 Dec 2005, 14:15
initially I was thinking B is the right answer.

but I think B is incorrect.
so I choose A .
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02 Dec 2005, 21:15
Impressive work! This ia a V42 level SC.

OA is A.

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02 Dec 2005, 21:53
'A' it is....

"plan to forego immediate profit by funding today & to benifit tomorrow"

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02 Dec 2005, 22:51
GMATT73 wrote:
Impressive work! This ia a V42 level SC.

OA is A.

OE avail on request.

If it is a V42 question then I must have got it right by mistake.

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03 Dec 2005, 02:59
I nailed it straight with A, because by funding..with low earnings is a modifier and to..benefit keeps parallelism with to fund.

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Re: SC Idioms #10   [#permalink] 03 Dec 2005, 02:59
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