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by ketkoag » Thu May 14, 2009 1:34 am
The aim of the new regulations is to make it easier for prospective homeowners to have funds available for energy improvement in their new houses.

(A) to make it easier for prospective homeowners to have

(B) to make easier for prospective homeowners the having of

(C) making it easier for prospective homeowners so they can have

(D) that prospective homeowners more easily can have

(E) for prospective homeowners to more easily have

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Re: regulations

by vishwambhar » Thu May 14, 2009 1:44 am
ketkoag wrote:The aim of the new regulations is to make it easier for prospective homeowners to have funds available for energy improvement in their new houses.

(A) to make it easier for prospective homeowners to have

(B) to make easier for prospective homeowners the having of

(C) making it easier for prospective homeowners so they can have

(D) that prospective homeowners more easily can have

(E) for prospective homeowners to more easily have
Ans: A

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by ketkoag » Thu May 14, 2009 2:00 am
Please elaborate ur answer and lemme know what's wrong with D?

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IMO

by kc_raj » Thu May 14, 2009 8:02 am
IMO A,

D is wrong usage of idiom, aim.. to is correct use

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by krisraam » Thu May 14, 2009 8:08 am
IMO A

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by Mayur Sand » Thu May 14, 2009 9:04 am
A is the only logical choice

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by gmat740 » Wed Jun 17, 2009 4:25 am
Hello Friends,
I am again opening this topic for discussion.

Although by eliminating wrong answers I arrived on the OA

But the use of "it" is not very clear to me here

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Re: regulations

by diane8284 » Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:24 am
The aim of the new regulations is to make it easier for prospective homeowners to have funds available for energy improvement in their new houses.

(A) to make it easier for prospective homeowners to have - CORRECT

(B) to make easier for prospective homeowners the having of - "the having of" is wordier than "to have"

(C) making it easier for prospective homeowners so they can have - this changes the meaning of the sentence to the regulations making it easier in general, not specifically saying its easier to have funds available

(D) that prospective homeowners more easily can have - awkward...

(E) for prospective homeowners to more easily have - hmm not sure but A sounds better

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by perfectstranger » Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:28 pm
the aim of the new regulations is to make it .

What does ''it'' refer here ? ''It'' must refer to the preeceding noun/clause according to the rules.

What's wrong with D?
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by mehravikas » Wed Jun 17, 2009 7:30 pm
Can someone please explain what's wrong with 'D'?

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by rahulg83 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:21 am
Guys see Stacey's post in this thread..

when 'it' has no antecedent??

https://www.beatthegmat.com/og-sc-questi ... 20979.html