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1. American Heart Association researchers have calculated that one person in the United States should experience a
coronary event every 26 seconds
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• one person in the United States should experience a coronary event every 26 seconds
• a person in the United States should experience a coronary event once in every 26 seconds
• a coronary event will strike one person in the United States once in every 26 seconds
• every 26 seconds a person in the United States will experience a coronary event
• every 26 seconds a person in the United States should experience a coronary event

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2. One characteristic of top-performing sales organizations is that they have a tendency to have concentrated greater
resources in the direction of a smaller, more careful selection of a number of important customers than is the case
with other sales organizations.
• that they have a tendency to have concentrated greater resources in the direction of a smaller, more careful
selection of a number of important customers than is the case with
• that they tend to concentrate more resources to a smaller, more careful selection of a number of important
customers than toward
• that they have a tendency to concentrate more resources on a smaller, more careful selection of a number of
important customers as opposed to
• that they tend to concentrate more resources on a smaller, more carefully selected number of important customers
than do
• the tendency to concentrate a greater amount of resources on a careful and small selection of a number of
important customers as opposed to

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3. The pioneering research of Lewis Latimer and Thomas Edison, who became known for his invention of the light
bulb,
accelerated the development of the first power plant, which opened in New York City in 1882.
• of Lewis Latimer and Thomas Edison, who became known for his invention of the light bulb,
• of Lewis Latimer and Thomas Edison, known for his invention of the light bulb,
• of Thomas Edison, known for his invention of the light bulb, and Lewis Latimer
• of Lewis Latimer and Thomas Edison became known for his invention of the light bulb and
• that was conducted by Thomas Edison, who became known for his invention of the light bulb, and Lewis Latimer

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4. The work of Byron and Shelley, like other poets of their era, explored themes of love and beauty, which gave rise
to the school of poetry known as Romanticism
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• The work of Byron and Shelley, like other poets of their era, explored themes of love and beauty, which gave rise
to the school of poetry known as Romanticism.
• Byron and Shelley, like other poets of their era, explored themes of love and beauty in their work, giving rise to the
school of poetry known as Romanticism.
• Like other poets of their era, Byron and Shelley’s work explored themes of love and beauty, giving rise to the
school of poetry known as Romanticism.
• Love and beauty are themes explored by the work of Byron and Shelley, like they were by other poets of the era,
and they gave rise to the school of poetry known as Romanticism.
• The school of poetry known as Romanticism rose from the works of Byron and Shelley, which was like that of other
poets of the era in exploring themes of love and beauty.

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24 Apr 2012, 23:01
1/B. American Heart Association researchers have calculated that a person in the United States should experience a coronary event once in every 26 seconds.

Is there anything else wrong with the sentence, except the use of once. ?
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