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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 If you have any questions you can ask an expert New! Current Student Joined: 29 Jan 2005 Posts: 5238 Followers: 25 Kudos [?]: 378 [0], given: 0 Show Tags 30 Jul 2006, 04:51 Agreed on (B), but shouldnt it be plural businesses at the end? :46 Manager Joined: 12 Nov 2005 Posts: 78 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 0 Re: SC --- crack cocaine [#permalink] Show Tags 30 Jul 2006, 06:39 mailtheguru wrote: 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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30 Jul 2006, 09:49
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Agreed on (B), but shouldnt 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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30 Jul 2006, 22:41
Clear winner B.

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31 Jul 2006, 12:54
I'm going with B. Some clear mistakes in the others.
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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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