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Faced with an estimated $2 billion budget gap, the citys [#permalink] ### Show Tags 04 Apr 2006, 01:14 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 2 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics 290. Faced with an estimated$2 billion budget gap, the cityâ€™s mayor proposed a nearly 17 percent reduction in the amount allocated the previous year to maintain the cityâ€™s major cultural institutions and to subsidize hundreds of local arts groups.

(A) proposed a nearly 17 percent reduction in the amount allocated the previous year to maintain the cityâ€™s major cultural institutions and to subsidize
(B) proposed a reduction from the previous year of nearly 17 percent in the amount it was allocating to maintain the cityâ€™s major cultural institutions and for subsidizing
(C) proposed to reduce, by nearly 17 percent, the amount from the previous year that was allocated for the maintenance of the cityâ€™s major cultural institutions and to subsidize
(D) has proposed a reduction from the previous year of nearly 17 percent of the amount it was allocating for maintaining the cityâ€™s major cultural institutions, and to subsidize
(E) was proposing that the amount they were allocating be reduced by nearly 17 percent from the previous year for maintaining the cityâ€™s major cultural institutions and for the subsidization

OA == A???
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04 Apr 2006, 03:32
C.... for parallelism

to propose ...to reduce

Also we need a simple past
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04 Apr 2006, 04:13
All choices except C are wrong for the incorrect use of parallelism.

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04 Apr 2006, 04:15
OA == A...

I will explain l8.. i also choose E the first time
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04 Apr 2006, 08:42
sm176811 wrote:
OA == A...

I will explain l8.. i also choose E the first time

Are you in hurry?
At 12:14 p.m. posted the question and in 3 hours at 3:15 p.m. the answer.
What is the point?
Please give the possibility to discuss the Q to other gmaclubbers?
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04 Apr 2006, 15:50
M8 wrote:
sm176811 wrote:
OA == A...

I will explain l8.. i also choose E the first time

Are you in hurry?
At 12:14 p.m. posted the question and in 3 hours at 3:15 p.m. the answer.
What is the point?
Please give the possibility to discuss the Q to other gmaclubbers?

Chill dude! It takes 2 mins to do a SC problem - 3-hours is a LONG time! Just dont scroll down to see the answer - that's why I added so much empty space!!
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04 Apr 2006, 17:11
sm176811 wrote:
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