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# Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce

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28 Apr 2015, 11:02
isn't ban prohibiting redundant? ban = prohibit
no?
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25 Apr 2016, 07:51
is subjunctive mood ok here?
I thought about subjunctive mood structure, so I choose B
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25 Apr 2016, 11:27
shrive555 wrote:
Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings.

(A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings
(B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings
(C) prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings
(D) that leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills
(E) that landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

isn't Ban fallowed by prohibiting is redundant ?

Correct idiomatic usage of Prohibit is -

Prohibit X from Y

Only (C) uses it correctly , hence correct answer will definitely be (C)
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26 May 2016, 11:28
Answer choice D and E is awkward. Prohibiting X from Y is the correct idiom. Answer C
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16 Sep 2016, 12:55
C uses the correct idiom - Prohibit X from Y
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30 May 2017, 00:28
daagh wrote:
The template of the idiom is ‘prohibit x from doing y’; Choice c is correct- ‘prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings’

Got it.
But what is exactly wrong with D & E?
Are the words Ban and prohibit redundant?
E.g. We say that
"In Gujrath, the government has enforced a statewide ban on liquor" or do we say
"In Gujrath, the government has enforced a statewide ban prohibiting the liquor"
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28 Jul 2017, 05:36
Prohibit FROM is the correct use of idiom
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28 Jul 2017, 11:14
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Gau0809 wrote:
Got it.
But what is exactly wrong with D & E?
Are the words Ban and prohibit redundant?
E.g. We say that
"In Gujrath, the government has enforced a statewide ban on liquor" or do we say
"In Gujrath, the government has enforced a statewide ban prohibiting the liquor"

Hello Gau0809,

I am not sure if you still have this doubt, but here are my two cents anyway.

Choice D and E are incorrect because the phrase ban that A does B is incorrect.

The word ban must be followed by prohibit or any word equivalent to the same as we see in the case of the second example that you have stated in your post.

The expression ban that A does B or ban that A is done by B is incorrect.

Hope this helps.
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28 Jul 2017, 23:24
sudish wrote:
@Capricorn369:

Let's look at the first part of the sentence:
'Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans'
This part can stand on its own and hence it's an independent clause.

The next part of the sentence in options D and E are:
'leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills' and
'landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings'
Both these sentences are independent clauses as well and as such, can stand on their own.
The first part of the sentence does not require the second part to complete its meaning. Hence, the second part is non-essential and is therefore a non-restrictive clause.

Now, we know that we use 'that' only when the clause is restrictive. If the clause is non-restrictive, we use 'which' so that the clause acts as subordinate to the main clause.

Had the options D and E been of the form:
'prohibit landfills from accepting leaves, brush and grass clippings.'
they would have been correct because the latter part would have then acted as a restrictive clause required to complete the meaning of the main clause and could have been aptly joined to the main clause using 'that'.

Hope this is clear now!

Can't "that" be used to introduce a new clause rather than used just as restrictive modifier? This is usually the case with verbs of attribution such as "said, stated, announced, disclosed":

He said that he was tired.
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Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings.

(A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings -- prohibiting landfills to accept is incorrect ; usage of prohibit -
- X is prohibited from doing Y
- It is prohibited to do Y

(B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings - prohibiting that is incorrect

(C) prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings - Correct

(D) that leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills - ban that .. is incorrect expression

(E) that landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings - same as D

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19 Apr 2018, 11:40
Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings.

The correct idiom is prohibits x from doing y.

(A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

(B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

(C) prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings
Correct.
(D) that leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills
Bans ..that is not idiomatic.

(E) that landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings
Bans ..that is not idiomatic.
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06 Nov 2018, 08:21
ravi67741 wrote:
The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 10th Edition, 2003

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Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, and Minnesota have begun to enforce statewide bans prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings.

(A) prohibiting landfills to accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

(B) prohibiting that landfills accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

(C) prohibiting landfills from accepting leaves, brush, and grass clippings

(D) that leaves, brush, and grass clippings cannot be accepted in landfills

(E) that landfills cannot accept leaves, brush, and grass clippings

I thought ban = prohibit something... so rendering choices a b c as repetition... apparently, I am getting worse at SC..
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06 Nov 2018, 08:57
the underlying part should use 'prohibiting' to modify bans.
--> eliminate D,E
Correct idiom is Prohibit X from Y
--> C correct
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