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In good years, the patchwork of green fields that surround the San Joaquin Valley town bustles with farm workers, many of them in the area just for the season. (A) surround the San Joaquin Valley town bustles with farm workers, many of them (B) surrounds the San Joaquin Valley town bustles with far...

by gmat_perfect

Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In good years, the patchwork of green fields that
Replies: 15
Views: 3612

Like the grassy fields and old pastures that the upland sandpiper needs for feeding and nesting when it returns in May after wintering in the Argentine Pampas, the sandpipers vanishing in the northeastern United States is a result of residential and industrial development and of changes in farming ...

by gmat_perfect

Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Like the grassy--good sc
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

@GMATMadeEasy, I have read this rule from 800BOB, who is a holder of perfect score. You go here. A present participle (-ing) after a comma can modify the entire preceding clause: The cameras of the Voyager II spacecraft detected six small, previously unseen moons circling Uranus, doubling to 12 the ...

by gmat_perfect

Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:13 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: A good sc!
Replies: 7
Views: 1435

Answer is E. " COMMA + Past participle" modifies the NOUN before COMMA. It was remake question from official guide question. I found it in a local GMATPREP guide. First I thought they are wrong. Seeing the official explanation again, I became sure that answer of the present version is E. Og says, "C...

by gmat_perfect

Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:30 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: A good sc!
Replies: 7
Views: 1435

In think we have already reached to the conclusion. Please read again. I think it will be clear to you.
Thanks/

by gmat_perfect

Sat Apr 09, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC pronoun ambiguity
Replies: 18
Views: 2683

Glad it helped.

Thanks.

by gmat_perfect

Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC pronoun ambiguity
Replies: 18
Views: 2683

Even though Clovis points, spear points with longitudinal grooves chipped onto their faces , have been found all over North America, they are named for the New Mexico site where they were first discovered in 1932. Let us have the skeleton of the sentence: Even though Clovis points have been found al...

by gmat_perfect

Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:10 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC pronoun ambiguity
Replies: 18
Views: 2683

Researchers have announced that the magnetic fields emitted by one manufacturer’s security surveillance system, of which type there are 200,000 worldwide, can interfere with pacemakers and that this interaction can bring on missed or irregular heartbeats, nausea, breathlessness, dizziness, and ev...

by gmat_perfect

Sat Apr 09, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Researchers have announced
Replies: 8
Views: 1460

A good sc!

For members of the seventeenth-century Ashanti nation in Africa, animal-hide shields with wooden frames were essential items of military equipment, a method to protect warriors against enemy arrows and spears. (A) a method to protect (B) as a method protecting (C) in protecting (D) as a protection o...

by gmat_perfect

Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: A good sc!
Replies: 7
Views: 1435

X of Y that.... Whether that refers to X or Y depends on the context. 1. If the verb agrees with X, that should refer to X. 2. if the verb agrees with Y, that should refer to Y. Example: I want the box of pens that is on the table. ==> Here, that refers to box because: --> is is singular, and box i...

by gmat_perfect

Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Books in European--need clarity for the use of THAT
Replies: 9
Views: 1314

into the coming months

The rise in the Commerce Department's index of leading economic indicators suggest that the economy should continue its expansion into the coming months. but that the mixed performance of the index's indi¬vidual components indicates that economic growth will proceed at a more moderate pace than in ...

by gmat_perfect

Wed Apr 06, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: into the coming months
Replies: 8
Views: 1432

#vivian,

Thanks for those links.

by gmat_perfect

Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG10 SC
Replies: 7
Views: 2444

good catch. Thanks. Is there any other alternative?

by gmat_perfect

Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:41 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG10 sc.
Replies: 8
Views: 1104

Thanks for the reply. I know the idiom "between X and Y", where X and Y must be grammatically parallel. I wanted to know what sort of problem(s)in B and D has/have been made by "perhaps violent..." part?

Thanks.

by gmat_perfect

Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG10 SC
Replies: 7
Views: 2444

OG10 sc.

Each of Hemingway's wives--Hadley Richardson. Pauline Pfeiffer. Martha Gelhom. and Mary Welsh --were strong and interesting women, very different from the often pallid women who populate his novels. (A)Each of Hemingway's wives--Hadley Richardson, Pauline Pfeiffer, Martha Gelhom, and Mary Welsh--wer...

by gmat_perfect

Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:33 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: OG10 sc.
Replies: 8
Views: 1104