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A recent review of pay scales indicates that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times in 1980.

A. that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times
B. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, a ratio that compares to 42 times
C. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio
D. CEO’s who now earn on average 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio
E. CEO’s now earning an average of 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, compared to the ratio of 42 times


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New post 06 Dec 2004, 18:55
"more pay than blue-collar workers" => A and D are out.

My answers is B - correct parallelism.
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Go with C, only one that compares the ratios correctly.
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New post 07 Dec 2004, 07:11
I will go with ‘B’
‘A’ – Comparison error
‘C’ & ‘D’ – Pronoun error in ‘their pay’ – Not sure if ‘their pay’ refers to ‘blue-collar workers’ or ‘CEOs’ or ‘blue-collar workers & CEOs’
‘E’ – Comparison error – comparing earnings to a ratio.
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New post 07 Dec 2004, 14:44
I pick B
it is not clear in C what is their ( the worker ? the CEO?)
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OA is B.......
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