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Executives and federal officials say that the use of crack [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2006, 15:39
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Executives and federal officials say that the use of crack and cocaine is growing rapidly among workers, significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, which already are a cost to business of more than $100 billion a year.

(A) significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, which already are a cost to business of
(B) significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, which already cost business
(C) significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, already with business costs of
(D) significant in compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and already costing business
(E) significant in compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and already costs business
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2006, 04:51
Agreed on (B), but shouldn`t it be plural businesses at the end?

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Re: SC --- crack cocaine [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2006, 06:39
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Executives and federal officials say that the use of crack and cocaine is growing rapidly among workers, significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, which already are a cost to business of more than $100 billion a year.

(A) significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, which already are a cost to business of
(B) significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, which already cost business
(C) significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, already with business costs of
(D) significant in compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and already costing business
(E) significant in compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, and already costs business


My option is B.
is growing rapidly.....Significantly compounding is perfectly correct.
I am assuming that WHICH is referring to Drug & Alchohol abuse.
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2006, 09:49
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Agreed on (B), but shouldn`t it be plural businesses at the end?

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Agree with MATT..though B is the only sane choice.. guess you gotta live with some of these problems...
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2006, 22:41
Clear winner B.

Though "business" should have been "businesses".
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 [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2006, 12:54
I'm going with B. Some clear mistakes in the others.
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Re: SC --- crack cocaine [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2007, 23:26
(C) significantly compounding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse, already with business costs of


What is wrong with choice C?
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