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Although about 99 percent of the more than 50 million Turks are Muslims, the republic founded by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in 1923 is resolutely secular.

a. Although about 99 percent of the more than 50 million
b. Although about 99 percent of over 50 million of the
c. Although about 99 percent of more than 50 million
d. Despite the fact that about 99 percent of more than 50 million
e. Despite the fact that about 99 percent of over 50 million
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New post 01 Sep 2004, 14:35
Nothing wrong with A.
"the more than 50 million" means there are a lot of Turks; and 99% of them are Muslims
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New post 01 Sep 2004, 16:45
Doesn't (C) sound better?

c. Although about 99 percent of more than 50 million still means aobut 99% of the turks are muslims.

And it sounds better by eradicating 'the' from the sentence. 'The' in the original construct seems redundant. What do you think ?
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New post 01 Sep 2004, 19:32
C sounds better to me as well......'the' in A seems redundant as ywilfred mentioned.....OA plz
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In A, "the" is kind of redundant. I would go for C. What's the OA?
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New post 01 Sep 2004, 21:07
I agree with Paul the answer choice is A.
The makes it much more stronger and focused towards 50 million turks.
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New post 01 Sep 2004, 21:36
99 percent of the more than 50 million Turks
this is good english ??? i really have a bad feeling and it sounds not correct to my ears, can someone confirm this is ok.

Can someone explain why D is incorrect please ?
Why not Despite ?
And 99 percent of more than 50 million sounds better no ?

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New post 01 Sep 2004, 22:18
the more than 50 milion turks...

adding 'the' above indicates we are talking about all turks that exist, without the the, its ambiguous whether we are talking about all turks or not.
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New post 02 Sep 2004, 01:56
dushver wrote:
I agree with Paul the answer choice is A.
The makes it much more stronger and focused towards 50 million turks.


Actually "the" makes the sentence correct. It makes clear that "50 million Turks" is the whole population of Turkey.
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