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Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.

(A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.
(B) both of drug dependency and also of prejudicial treatment.
(C) both of drug dependency and also from prejudicial treatment.
(D) both of drug dependency but also from prejudicial treatment.
(E) both of drug dependency and of prejudicial treatment as well.

Please explain in detail the answer.

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Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.

(A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well. use of others' is wrong....it could have been other
(B) both of drug dependency and also of prejudicial treatment.
(C) both of drug dependency and also from prejudicial treatment.
(D) both of drug dependency but also from prejudicial treatment.
(E) both of drug dependency and of prejudicial treatment as well. as well and both can not go together

Please explain in detail the answer.
Ans should be B. please give oA

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B is wrong!

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IMO E

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GmatKiss wrote:
B is wrong!
why is B wrong??

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E. In E, I feel the 'as well' phrase is redundant
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both of x and also of y is not parallel. Correct usage of idiom both of x and of y

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see this link
http://gmatclub.com/forum/brutal-sc-22-most-recovering-heroin-addicts-83210.html

looks like we can dismiss this question.....

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GmatKiss wrote:
Most recovering heroin addicts seek to be free of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.

(A) of drug dependency and others' prejudicial treatment as well.
(B) both of drug dependency and also of prejudicial treatment.
(C) both of drug dependency and also from prejudicial treatment.
(D) both of drug dependency but also from prejudicial treatment.
(E) both of drug dependency and of prejudicial treatment as well. ---- maintains parallelism i.e both of x and of y

Please explain in detail the answer.

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OA is E, but am not sure if this is a valid GMAT question. Any thoughts friends?

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u r right ....looks like not a valid question..........better not waste time.

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both and also are redundant.. that is the reason B is wrong

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