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20. Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more than double since then, and its advertising.
(A) increased its circulation more than double since then,
(B) has since increased its circulation more than double,
(C) has since more than doubled its circulation
(D) since then more than doubled its circulation
(E) more than doubled its circulation since then
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2005, 05:11
C. has since.... ETS`s favorite counter: more than doubled.
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2005, 04:05
C or D . its circulation in the end made it clear but was torn btw C & D
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2005, 04:47
Since XYZ always requires present participle(as used in GMAT). Hence B and C are the two options. But C is more concise with the usage of more than double.

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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2005, 11:24
C is correct. Since it uses present perfect tense to indicate that a prcess started since 1983.
Initially I also picked D, but realized that it does not use present perfect.
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2005, 13:31
OA is C.
I understand why C is correct. But at the same time I can't find anything wrong with D. Can somebody tell me what is wrong with D?
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2005, 19:28
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OA is C.
I understand why C is correct. But at the same time I can't find anything wrong with D. Can somebody tell me what is wrong with D?


When you use "since", perfect tense is better than past tense.
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Re: SC # Magazine circulation [#permalink] New post 01 Aug 2007, 05:17
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20. Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more than double since then, and its advertising.
(A) increased its circulation more than double since then,
(B) has since increased its circulation more than double,
(C) has since more than doubled its circulation
(D) since then more than doubled its circulation
(E) more than doubled its circulation since then


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Re: Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2013, 17:32
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nakib77 wrote:
20. Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more than double since then, and its advertising.
(A) increased its circulation more than double since then,
(B) has since increased its circulation more than double,
(C) has since more than doubled its circulation
(D) since then more than doubled its circulation
(E) more than doubled its circulation since then


Is it OK to have since more than doubled (without the since then) ?
It sounds a but awkward to me, but I might be wrong.
Is that idiom correct?

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Re: Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more [#permalink] New post 15 Apr 2014, 12:35
Could anybody please elaborate on I'm discussing in my last post
Will be happy to throw some Kudos out there

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Re: Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2014, 15:44
C.i think it'z .....and it'z really favor and double ...wow nice magazine ....and i like it to
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Re: Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more [#permalink] New post 20 Apr 2014, 07:39
Yes, you can use "since" in that way. In such a context, "since" means "since that time" or "since then".


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Re: Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more [#permalink] New post 24 Apr 2014, 08:43
The only thing I would like to know about this question is what's wrong with D?

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When you want to suggest that an action applies over a period of time, you should not use the simple past tense. The doubling occurred over the time period between "since then" and "now", and not at any specific moment in the past, so the perfect tense (specifically, the present perfect tense) is more appropriate. So you need "has doubled".
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