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# A surge in new home sales and a drop in weekly unemployment

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A surge in new home sales and a drop in weekly unemployment claims suggest that the economy might not be as weak as some analysts previously thought.

A. claims suggest that the economy might not be as weak as some analysts previously thought
B. claims suggests that the economy might not be so weak as some analysts have previously thought
C. claims suggest that the economy might not be as weak as have been previously thought by some analysts
D. claims, suggesting about the economy that it might not be so weak as previously thought by some analysts
E. claims, suggesting the economy might not be as weak as previously thought to be by some analysts
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21 Sep 2004, 05:26
A should be it.

B out - suggests is wrong
D and E are out bcoz of wrong usage of present participle
C out bcoz invariably shifts to passive voice

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21 Sep 2004, 05:26
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