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GMATPREP question

by TSonam » Thu Mar 05, 2009 6:22 am
In Hungary, as in much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women work, many of which are in middle management and light industry.

a) same
b) as with much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women works, many in
c) as in much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women work, many of them in
d) like much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women works, and many are
e) like much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women work, many are in

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by bmlaud » Thu Mar 05, 2009 7:35 am
IMO E

'Like' to compare nouns, 'as' to compare clauses
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by karmayogi » Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:24 am
IMO E

"Like" is required to compare Hungary, a noun, to rest of the Eastern Europe.

Let with D and E. There could be some confusion whether "proportion" is singular or plural. Check the next part: "many are"; clearly, "proportion" is plural here. Hence, "work" is correct. Also, "many are in" is correct.
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by scoobydooby » Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:56 am
will go for C

A) incorrect. which cannot refer to women. may of whom would have been correct

B) awkward. in hungry as with europe is improper comparison. women works is incorrect because of subject verb error.

C) In hungry (just) as in much of europe. both sides of the comparion are parallel in form ie uses "in". many of them clearly refer to women.

D) awkward. in hungry as much of europe is not parallel comparison. women works is incorrect.

E) awkward. in hungry like much of Eastern Europe is not parallel comparison

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Re: GMATPREP question

by cartera » Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:59 pm
TSonam wrote:In Hungary, as in much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women work, many of which are in middle management and light industry.

a) same
b) as with much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women works, many in
c) as in much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women work, many of them in
d) like much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women works, and many are
e) like much of Eastern Europe, an overwhelming proportion of women work, many are in

in Hungary as in much of eastern Europe.... pure parallelism

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by delhiboy1979 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 2:25 am
Agree with option C, it is parallel and also supports 'in' Hungary. OA please

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OA is C

by TSonam » Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:12 am
OA is C

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by karmayogi » Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:44 am
Good question. I got confused between "as in" and "like in." While "like in" is wrong, "as in" is correct.
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by dgr8onerip » Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:18 am
imo- c
no other option maintains a parallel to in hungary, (just) as in much of europe
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