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Although he has long had a reputation for (i) , his behavior

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Although he has long had a reputation for (i) , his behavior [#permalink] New post 17 Nov 2017, 15:10
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Although he has long had a reputation for (i) ____________ , his behavior toward his coworkers has always been (ii) ____________, suggesting he may not be as insolent as people generally think.




Blank (i) Blank (ii)
(A) inscrutability (D) brazen
(B) venality (E) courteous
(C) disregarded (F) predictable


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C,E
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Re: Although he has long had a reputation for (i) , his behavior [#permalink] New post 18 Nov 2017, 03:42
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Although his reputation was bad, disregarding what was around him, after all he was gentle.

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Re: Although he has long had a reputation for (i) , his behavior [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2018, 11:36
Does 'disregarded' fit the bill in terms of grammar?

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Re: Although he has long had a reputation for (i) , his behavior [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2018, 11:12
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Honestly ?? no.

After disregarding you should have some complement object or else.

it is a verb and in this case, it is pending.

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Re: Although he has long had a reputation for (i) , his behavior [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2018, 11:50
I also thought so. That is why I disregarded (pun intended) that option. But that, unfortunately, cost me the right answer.

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