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Sentence Correction Need help!

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Sentence Correction Need help!

by roopa_kollu » Fri Jun 08, 2007 2:26 pm
Hi,
Can you please tell me the answer for below SC.

People in the north central region of the United States use certain utterances that distinguish their speech from other regions.
(A) distinguish their speech from
(B) distinguishes their manner of speaking from
(C) distinguish their speech from that of
(D) distinguish the way they speak from
(E) distinguishes their speech from those of

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by 800GMAT » Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:39 pm

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by 800guy » Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:41 pm
agreed, c. 'that of' is needed to refer to "the speech of"

distinguish their speech from that of
distinguish their speech from the speech of

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Re: Sentence Correction Need help!

by jayhawk2001 » Fri Jun 08, 2007 4:47 pm
roopa_kollu wrote:Hi,
Can you please tell me the answer for below SC.

People in the north central region of the United States use certain utterances that distinguish their speech from other regions.
(A) distinguish their speech from
(B) distinguishes their manner of speaking from
(C) distinguish their speech from that of
(D) distinguish the way they speak from
(E) distinguishes their speech from those of

Thanks,
Roopa.
Only C and E maintain the correct parallelism -- comparing speech
to speech. E has incorrect "those" to compare "speech". Also "utterances
that" needs to be followed by plural "distinguish".

Another C

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by 800GMAT » Sat Jun 09, 2007 5:33 pm
what is the OA...

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by john83.amar » Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:51 am
My guess is C