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During the 1980's approximately $50 billion in private [#permalink] ### Show Tags 22 Nov 2005, 13:22 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 1 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics 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 If you have any questions you can ask an expert New! Manager Joined: 06 Jul 2005 Posts: 106 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 22 Nov 2005, 16:04 D is good. the adverbial phrase "adding...." correctly describes the effect of$50 billion dollars on Mexico.
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22 Nov 2005, 19:27
A,B,C are out --> 'and' is wrong
E is awkard

D is best.
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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.
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23 Nov 2005, 06:52
Adding is preferable over and added coz it emphasizes the deteriorating result from the action in the first clause.
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