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ohhhh....my bad...its just an infinitive...

SEEM always followed by an infinitive idiomatically so to have is just an infinitive here...

seems like m getting crazy on the day before exam unnecessarily...so no study now....thanks guys for your prompt reply!!!

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: knewton prep-- please reply fast
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

Hi Atul, I just came for Lunch from office , but keeping urgency in mind, I am replying now :) in option A "seems" already agrees with subject "the fuel cell" , so you need not have to worry about the "have" because "to have" is used in order to emphasis on possession.As the main part /verb of the ...

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: knewton prep-- please reply fast
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

The green i believe is the subject of the verb as indicated in red color..."fuel cell" is singular, is the use of "have become" is correct or m missing something???? Hi, fuel cell seems to have become a popular and promising source of power. It is correct. If 'to have' is the main verb, then it is ...

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: knewton prep-- please reply fast
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

knewton prep-- please reply fast

In 1839, experiments with hydrogen and water performed by Sir William Grove led to the development of fuel cells, and though the use of these cells was originally considered overly costly, today the fuel cell, which can efficiently power everything from large generating plants and NASA rockets to sm...

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:05 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: knewton prep-- please reply fast
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

help---> reply fast--- knewton prep

Unlike the collective control over labor processes exercised by artisans in early nineteenth-century French villages and the adequate pay that they received for their work, factory workers in these villages typically lacked social organization and were underpaid for their services. (A) Unlike the c...

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: help---> reply fast--- knewton prep
Replies: 10
Views: 1166

you guys rock, seems like i'm the only one who picked the wrong ans Op E, OA is indeed A here is the official explanation: Choice A is correct. Though the sentence is long and and a long section of it is underlined, the meaning of the sentence is clear as written. The sentence describes a rapidly sp...

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:02 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The alarming findings
Replies: 6
Views: 1365

you guys rock, seems like i'm the only one who picked the wrong ans Op E, OA is indeed A here is the official explanation: Choice A is correct. Though the sentence is long and and a long section of it is underlined, the meaning of the sentence is clear as written. The sentence describes a rapidly sp...

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:01 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The alarming findings
Replies: 6
Views: 1365

The alarming findings

source- knewton prep The alarming findings of a new study indicate that a deadly disease, named "white-nose syndrome" for a fungus that appears on the body parts of hibernating bats, is spreading among Northeast bat populations so rapidly, largely because of bats' social behavior and migratory natur...

by atulmangal

Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: The alarming findings
Replies: 6
Views: 1365

@Frankenstein Hi, this point i guess i creating confusion: 'within twenty years' = 'before twenty years passed' right?. I have different opinion here, i think 'within twenty years' = whatever happen in those twenty years. see these made-up examples, all are correct (1) In 1990, Sachin won a gold med...

by atulmangal

Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Confusing Sentences
Replies: 14
Views: 2208

@Frankenstein Hi may be i'm interpreting the sentence wrong but still i think, the events happened in this order 1) San Franciscans of the 1890’s mocked the claim 2)after that within 20 years municipal will made that boast a reality This is what confusing me, if this order is correct, why we are u...

by atulmangal

Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:03 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: San Franciscans....
Replies: 10
Views: 903

Hi guys, the complete question is this one: San Franciscans of the 1890’s mocked the claim that declared Los Angeles a world city, yet within 20 years a powerful municipal will had made this boast a reality. 1. yet within 20 years a powerful municipal will had made this boast a reality. 2. yet wi...

by atulmangal

Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:36 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Confusing Sentences
Replies: 14
Views: 2208

Also-ran is the correct noun meaning losing participant while also-run is not the correct term. A and D remain, but you can rephrase the sentence to , "He went from zero to here after..." This is preferred to "He went from what was a loser status to that of hero after...." I would choose A. Please ...

by atulmangal

Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Weird Sc!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1238

Its a tough call between A and D ,and I will go with A a. from also-ran to local hero b. from being an also-run to became a local hero (two parts are not parallel) c. from also-run to became a local hero (two parts are not parallel) d. from what was also-ran status to that of local hero (I think , ...

by atulmangal

Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Weird Sc!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1238

I'm between A and D...and finally picking D Applying FROM X to Y idiom Op B and C i drop because X,Y has to be nouns Op E i drop because of the use of "being" Here, "also-run" i believe is a type of status which is hard to understand but after reading twice i get it. I guess in Op A if the word "sta...

by atulmangal

Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Weird Sc!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1238

Hi guys, the complete question is this one: San Franciscans of the 1890’s mocked the claim that declared Los Angeles a world city, yet within 20 years a powerful municipal will had made this boast a reality. 1. yet within 20 years a powerful municipal will had made this boast a reality. 2. yet wit...

by atulmangal

Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Confusing Sentences
Replies: 14
Views: 2208