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by umaa » Sat Aug 29, 2009 10:20 pm
OA after discussion
What we think, we become

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by gmatmachoman » Sat Aug 29, 2009 10:28 pm

C also looks tempting.But B has a certainity in terms of quantitative figures.

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by crackgmat007 » Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:40 pm
IMO C. Negating C weakens the conclusion.

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by arorag » Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:44 pm
why not D

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by bharathh » Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:48 pm

If the words have to be in the dictionary to know if it has gone into common usage why ask the editors? You can read it directly from the dictionary. Surely they have a way to determine if a word or a group of words has passed into common usage.

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by vikram_k51 » Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:49 pm
D for this one.

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by pandeyvineet24 » Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:13 am
B for this one.

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by srivas » Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:25 am
Gmat710,, Hyd

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by mp2437 » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:10 am
IMO D. Answer?

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by heshamelaziry » Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:10 pm
D is correct. UMMA what is OA ???

This is the second LSAT question I get right. Seems easier than GMAT

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by umaa » Tue Oct 13, 2009 8:21 pm
OA is D.
What we think, we become

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As I understood

by spring_bustle » Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:40 am
A. Out of scope
B. Dictionary editors give opinions. They may or may not have exact numerical criteria to do the same.
C. The word / words may be passed by word of mouth . The dictionary need not always include the word for the new idea to take hold
D. The best answer - If the word's meaning undergoes a change then argument does not hold good.
E. Cannot be an assumption to the argument.

Official explanation ?

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by slash » Wed Oct 14, 2009 8:04 am
Even I go with 'D'

Using 'Negate' process only the choice D weakens the argument.

Option A is out of scope
Option B Argument is not speaking anything about numerical criteira and using Negate is does not weaken the argument
Option C I think its a great contender for the answer choice, it can be an assumption to the argument but it's not related to the conclusion.
Option D Negate process works here and it also affects the concluision made.
Option E It cannot be an assumption since it talks about Ideas and not about common usage or dictionary editors.

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by vaibhav.iit2002 » Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:51 am
I am completely stumped :(

I picked A.
As ques. says that based on the inclusion of words in dictionary, we can infer that those words commonly used.
A says - dict. editors have no preference for words.
This is clear assumption because if editors have some preference, they may include some words which not common hence will give false impression that these are commonly used words.

Plz tell what I am missing?

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by kris77 » Sun May 15, 2016 4:29 pm
Cannot decide between A and D. Can anyone brake down these two choices for me please