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At the beginning of the year, the city allocated $150 million to cover the increase in wages that it expected to approve as a result of negotiations with the municipal labor unions. (A) increase in wages that it expected to approve as a result of negotiations (B) increased wages it expected to approve from negotiations (C) increasing wages expected to be approved as a result of negotiating (D) negotiated increases in wages it expected to approve (E) increases expected to be approved in wages from negotiating Manager Joined: 26 Jun 2005 Posts: 122 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 20 Sep 2005, 13:57 I pick A - I believe "increase in wages" is correct, so I eliminated B and C. D and E seem awkward to me. Therefore, A _________________ Chet Senior Manager Joined: 15 Aug 2005 Posts: 257 Location: Las Vegas, NV Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 20 Sep 2005, 15:10 A here as well but I'm not sure...The sentence just doesn't sound right with any of the choices. A is the least messed up. Director Joined: 23 Jun 2005 Posts: 847 GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V42 Followers: 5 Kudos [?]: 52 [0], given: 1 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 20 Sep 2005, 21:01 I must be a little fuddled today, but I'll go ahead and pick B. Somehow, "as a result of" in A seems wrong to me! Senior Manager Joined: 22 Jun 2005 Posts: 363 Location: London Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 21 Sep 2005, 06:10 OA is A. increase in wages is correct. [#permalink] 21 Sep 2005, 06:10 Similar topics Replies Last post Similar Topics: At the beginning of the year, the city allocated$150 2 28 Feb 2012, 13:09
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