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Whereas a typical Master's thesis is approximately one hundr

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Re: Whereas a typical Master's thesis is approximately one hundr  [#permalink]

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New post 12 Aug 2016, 05:24
narendran1990 wrote:
Was super confused with this question. I ruled out the following options for reason as stated:

Option A: Comparison is made between a singular MS theses with plural PHD theses and the verb should be 'are' instead of 'is'.
Option C: Meaningless causation.
Option D: Verbs used to describe 'theses' should be 'are' instead of 'is'.

Picked option E and post review of explanations, could see as to why it is incorrect. Just have a query, shouldn't 'whereas' be used post description of a statement to imply contrast.? For example: I am good at grasping concepts, whereas my brother is not.


"Whereas" and "While" can both be used to depict contrast.
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New post 23 Jun 2019, 09:16
Quick question about the clauses in B. I eliminated B because I thought there were two independent clauses connected with the conjunction "while". My thinking was that if it was a conjunction such as "but" then it would be alright. Could someone please help me understand this concept better? Thanks in advance :)
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