8. Trust, which cannot be sustained in the absence of mutual respect, is essential to any long-lastingrelationship, personal or professional. However,personal relationships, such as marriage or friendship,additionally require natural afﬁnity. If a personalrelationship is to endure, it must be supported by thetwin pillars of mutual respect and afﬁnity.If the statements above are true, then which one of thefollowing must also be true?(A) A friendship supported solely by trust andmutual respect will not be long-lasting.(B) In the context of any professional relationship,mutual respect presupposes trust.(C) If a personal relationship is supported by mutualrespect and afﬁnity, it will last a long time.(D) Personal relationships, such as marriage orfriendship, are longer-lasting than professionalrelationships.(E) Basing a marriage on a natural afﬁnity willensure that it will endure.9. The use of phrases like “as so-and-so said” or “as thesaying goes” suggests that the quote that follows has just been illustrated. Such phrases are inappropriatelyused when an apparent counterexample has just beengiven.Which one of the following contains an inappropriateusage of a phrase, according to the principle statedabove?(A) Fatima was a mathematician who often thoughtabout unsolved problems of mathematics,although it was unpleasant to be reminded thatmost would probably remain unsolved in herlifetime. As the saying goes, “Strange howmuch you’ve got to know before you knowhow little you know.”(B) Harold’s friends were surprised when herevealed that he had left his wallet at home andasked that someone lend him money. But hehad done the same thing many times before.As Halliard said, “The force of selﬁshness is asinevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation.”(C) The best model of vacuum cleaner was the mostexpensive on the market, but it would havemade Roger unhappy to purchase it. Foralthough he never wanted anything but thebest, he was also quite frugal, and would neverhave forgiven himself for spending the money.As the saying goes, “A penny saved is a pennyearned.”(D) Sharon loved cats, but her husband was allergicto them. Still, he was occasionally willing toaccompany her to cat shows. As the sayinggoes, “Shared lives mean shared loves.”(E) Raoul spent a year planning and preparing for afantastic ski trip. He enjoyed his ski tripgreatly until he broke his leg and had to spendtwo weeks in the hospital. As the saying goes,“All’s well that ends well.”GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE.
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