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# During the 1980's approximately $50 billion in private  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message TAGS: Director Joined: 17 Oct 2005 Posts: 932 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 115 [0], given: 0 During the 1980's approximately$50 billion in private [#permalink]  22 Nov 2005, 13:22
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During the 1980's approximately $50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added to the strain on the countryâ€™s debt-ridden economy. (A) During the 1980's approximately$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added

(B) During the 1980's it is estimated that approximately $50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico and added (C) It is estimated that there was approximately$50 billion in private investment capital that left Mexico during the 1980's and added

(D) It is estimated that during the 1980's approximately $50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico, adding (E) Approximately$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated as having left Mexico during the 1980's, adding
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D is good.

the adverbial phrase "adding...." correctly describes the effect of $50 billion dollars on Mexico. GMAT Club Legend Joined: 07 Jul 2004 Posts: 5063 Location: Singapore Followers: 26 Kudos [?]: 237 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] 22 Nov 2005, 19:27 A,B,C are out --> 'and' is wrong E is awkard D is best. Director Joined: 29 Aug 2005 Posts: 503 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] 23 Nov 2005, 02:45 I would go with D. A - Seems to say that the estimation was done in the 1980s B - Seems to say that the estimation was done in the 1980s C - Too long D - Correct. E - Too long. Manager Joined: 04 Jul 2005 Posts: 107 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0 Re: SC During the 1980's [#permalink] 23 Nov 2005, 06:52 Adding is preferable over and added coz it emphasizes the deteriorating result from the action in the first clause. Re: SC During the 1980's [#permalink] 23 Nov 2005, 06:52 Similar topics Replies Last post Similar Topics: 4 During the 1980s approximately$50 billion in private 3 03 May 2008, 09:23
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