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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## Idioms ##### This topic has 5 member replies ## Idioms Although it was once funded entirely by the government, the Victoria and Albert Museum was one of the first of Britainâ€™s national museums seeking support from corporations and private donors and to increase income by increasing attendance. (A) one of the first of Britainâ€™s national museums seeking support from (B) one of Britainâ€™s first national museums seeking support of (C) among Britainâ€™s first national museums to seek support of (D) among the first of Britainâ€™s national museums to seek support from (E) among Britainâ€™s first national museums that have sought the support of Guys what is the difference between support of and support from... OA is D. Legendary Member Joined 14 Aug 2013 Posted: 643 messages Followed by: 7 members Upvotes: 48 Target GMAT Score: 650+ Is the OA D. Here we can observe splits "one" and "among", "support of" and "support from", "first of Britain's" and "Britain's first". I would say "among", "support from" and Britain's first" are correct.Also "to seek" is parallel to "to increase". So A B and E are out of the race. Now on to C and D.As for the reasons stated above D wins.Now onto your question. The militia seeked "support from" the government.Here it implies that "to survive or to flourish the militia needs the government. The politician said that he has the "support of" the people. Here it means "morally". Hope it is clear. Another one-T _________________ You can, for example never foretell what any one man will do, but you can say with precision what an average number will be up to! Legendary Member Joined 14 Aug 2013 Posted: 643 messages Followed by: 7 members Upvotes: 48 Target GMAT Score: 650+ @ Rahul and Ani, remember you had asked me about "parallelism" from right to left". Ron has answered it here. http://www.beatthegmat.com/monkfish-t270317.html. Sorry to intrude like this. _________________ You can, for example never foretell what any one man will do, but you can say with precision what an average number will be up to! Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Joined 24 Jun 2011 Posted: 141 messages Followed by: 1 members Upvotes: 12 Target GMAT Score: 720 Thanks Vinay, you are super agile and that's what we need in this forum... Thanks for the answers and pointers. Legendary Member Joined 14 Aug 2013 Posted: 643 messages Followed by: 7 members Upvotes: 48 Target GMAT Score: 650+ ani781 wrote: Thanks Vinay, you are super agile and that's what we need in this forum... Thanks for the answers and pointers. I am just doing what i am ought to do. helping...!!!and you are welcome _________________ You can, for example never foretell what any one man will do, but you can say with precision what an average number will be up to! Legendary Member Joined 18 Jun 2012 Posted: 512 messages Followed by: 19 members Upvotes: 42 Test Date: October '13 Target GMAT Score: 740 it is D one can see that the right part of the sentence contain "to increase income by increasing attendence" for he sake of parallelism, one need to put "to seek" in the underline portion of he sentence. so it must be C or D "support from" is the right idiom for this construction as the museum is seeking support from X and Y. so D is the right option. using "among" because we are talking about all the museum of Britian and Victoria and Albert are among those museums. _________________ Work hard in Silence, Let Success make the noise. If you found my Post really helpful, then don't forget to click the Thank/follow me button. • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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