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Although many people assume that excessive use of the saltshaker fully accounts for the overly salt-rich diet of the United States, the fact is that about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes from processed foods such as lunch meats, commercial soups, packaged cakes, and potato chips.

A. about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes
B. about 77 percent of the intake of salt even on the part of Americans who sprinkle liberally will come
C. even Americans who sprinkle liberally derive about 77 percent of their salt
D. even Americans sprinkling liberally should derive about 77 percent of their salt
E. even sprinkling liberally, about 77 percent of the American intake of salt comes
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Re: Although many people assume that excessive [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 12:51
C & E are close.

Will go with C.
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Re: Although many people assume that excessive [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 20:02
Although many people assume that excessive use of the saltshaker fully accounts for the overly salt-rich diet of the United States, the fact is that about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes from processed foods such as lunch meats, commercial soups, packaged cakes, and potato chips.

A. about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes what salt? country's production?? should have more context
B. about 77 percent of the intake of salt even on the part of Americans who sprinkle liberally will come correct but wordy compared to choice C
C. even Americans who sprinkle liberally derive about 77 percent of their salt Correct
D. even Americans sprinkling liberally should derive about 77 percent of their salt should derive - wrong - it should be just derive
E. even sprinkling liberally, about 77 percent of the American intake of salt comesgrammatically sounds weird - that even sprinkling liberally
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Re: PLEASE ANSWER THE QUESION WITH POE [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2012, 19:01
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Although many people assume that excessive use of the saltshaker fully accounts for the overly salt-rich diet of the United States, the fact is that about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes from processed foods such as lunch meats, commercial soups, packaged cakes, and potato chips.

A. about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes
B. about 77 percent of the intake of salt even on the part of Americans who sprinkle liberally will come
C. even Americans who sprinkle liberally derive about 77 percent of their salt
D. even Americans sprinkling liberally should derive about 77 percent of their salt
E. even sprinkling liberally, about 77 percent of the American intake of salt comes

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A. awkward arrangement of words- even with...liberally- between the phrase, hence Incorrect
B. since it is a fact, hence use of "will" is Incorrect
C. No rules broken, hence correct
D. same as B, use of should is Incorrect. Also, the action of sprinkling should be used in simple present, not in continuous tense
E. same as D
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Re: PLEASE ANSWER THE QUESION WITH POE [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 06:00
the intent : comparison bxn excessive sprinkling and Minimal sprinkling

based on this : A & B can be chopped off

now E : American Intake of salt.......what does this mean... Some special form of intake or what : for me its a Red Flag : Eliminated

bxn C&D :

D : X sprinkling liberally...................................should derive

C : X who sprinkle liberally...............................derive

which one would u zone in on...... Guess C ( keeping aside grammar rules/ subjunctive/tense etc )...... For its short, sweet, and clear.

Leading to C, my take
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Re: Although many people assume that excessive use of the [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2014, 16:21
nanishora wrote:
Although many people assume that excessive use of the saltshaker fully accounts for the overly salt-rich diet of the United States, the fact is that about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes from processed foods such as lunch meats, commercial soups, packaged cakes, and potato chips.

A. about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes what salt? country's production?? should have more context
B. about 77 percent of the intake of salt even on the part of Americans who sprinkle liberally will come correct but wordy compared to choice C
C. even Americans who sprinkle liberally derive about 77 percent of their salt Correct
D. even Americans sprinkling liberally should derive about 77 percent of their salt should derive - wrong - it should be just derive
E. even sprinkling liberally, about 77 percent of the American intake of salt comesgrammatically sounds weird - that even sprinkling liberally


I concur ; the problem with E is that the modifier "even sprinkling liberally" does not have a noun it can logically refer to.
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Re: Although many people assume that excessive use of the [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2015, 01:55
Although many people assume that excessive use of the saltshaker fully accounts for the overly salt-rich diet of the United States, the fact is that about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes from processed foods such as lunch meats, commercial soups, packaged cakes, and potato chips.

A. about 77 percent of the salt, even with Americans who sprinkle liberally, comes
"with Americans incorrectly" incorrectly modifies "comes"

B. about 77 percent of the intake of salt even on the part of Americans who sprinkle liberally will come
awkward
the fact cannot be presented with "will"


C. even Americans who sprinkle liberally derive about 77 percent of their salt

D. even Americans sprinkling liberally should derive about 77 percent of their salt
the sentence present a fact, so "should" is used improperly

E. even sprinkling liberally, about 77 percent of the American intake of salt comes
the intake of salt cannot do the action of "sprinking liberally"
Re: Although many people assume that excessive use of the   [#permalink] 14 Mar 2015, 01:55
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