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This question might sound silly :oops: Say, we have two independent clauses separated by semicolon. Can we use pronoun,which refers to noun of 1st independent clause, in the second independent clause? Thanks in advance!! I think we can. jason was the topper in the class; he worked very hard.

by shekhar.kataria

Sat May 04, 2013 7:06 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Independent Clauses
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

According to medieval monks, the remains of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere were found at Glastonbury Abbey in A.D. 1191, and Arthur's coffin marded with the inscription (in Latin): "Here lies Arthur, The Once and Future King" A. and Arthur's coffin marded with the inscription B. Arthur's coffin ma...

by shekhar.kataria

Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:32 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: why B is right
Replies: 2
Views: 1030

Imo b, but not sure, Using poe, E. Laura not home had all comforts of life, D. Unnessary use of passive . Dont know whether use of there is correct or not, but for sure not required. A . That should be after stated. C. In her home seems to be modifying life, not laura. Whereas in b it is modifying l...


IMO C. Without THAT , the clause now has subject as the subject of the first clause i.e INHOSPITABLE PLACES ON OUR PLANET is now the subject of this clause too and it is illogical to say that the places are called extremophiles. Microbes are called extremophiles because because of their flourishing ...

by shekhar.kataria

Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:12 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Extremophiles
Replies: 7
Views: 4578

Whats the source ?? can you please quote the source. The misnomer that sibling rivalry is a thing of the 'past' history- where brothers slit each other's throats in a gory race to kinghood - can and does not seem appalling; but still does . A. can and does not seem appalling; but still does. B. can ...


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gmatdriller wrote:from the two posts, i can deduce that (per the difference) B is correct because the 2nd part of the sentence (DC) uses the subject of the previous clause (IC)- implied.

Whereas, E is wrong because it connects two ICs with an "and" but without the required COMMA.

by shekhar.kataria

Mon Sep 24, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Adam Smith, a Scottish moral philosopher
Replies: 5
Views: 3179

in E, after And there is a complete clause and you need a COMMA before AND.

by shekhar.kataria

Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:44 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Adam Smith, a Scottish moral philosopher
Replies: 5
Views: 3179

OA and OE please ????

by shekhar.kataria

Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:07 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Discipline
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

Go by the Saying

RULES ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN :) :)

by shekhar.kataria

Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Challenging CR -2
Replies: 6
Views: 2315

IMO C.

If its correct, i will give explanations but first OA please.

by shekhar.kataria

Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: help needed ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

IMO C.

If it is C, i will present the reasoning.

What is the source?? what is the given OA.

by shekhar.kataria

Sun Sep 23, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: OA seems to be wrong, please help
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Hi Vinayak I got the Answer correct but i have a different opinion. Because non underlined uses More X, so anything after Than must be parallel to whatever is after X. I think A is correct because of the following structure. According to public health officials, in 1998 MA became the first state in ...

by shekhar.kataria

Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Another (tricky) SC Question
Replies: 3
Views: 1154

Thanks Mitch. SO a Noun phrase can act as either an appositive or an absolute phrase depending on the context of the sentence. Having the crack Phoenician fleet being decimated by the much smaller Greek fleet in the straits of Salamis, the Persian king Xerxes, whose initial arrogance quickly changed...

by shekhar.kataria

Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Debatable OA
Replies: 3
Views: 1160

Debatable OA

Having the crack Phoenician fleet being decimated by the much smaller Greek fleet in the straits of Salamis, the Persian king Xerxes, whose initial arrogance quickly changed to horror, fled back to Asia and left his remaining troops under the generalship of his brother-in-law, Mardonius. A.Having th...

by shekhar.kataria

Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Debatable OA
Replies: 3
Views: 1160

HI Gmatdriller.


Please post OA along with the OE's. I am sure EGMAT provides explanations for their answers :)

by shekhar.kataria

Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Eating warm food can prevent seasonal flu
Replies: 9
Views: 1635