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# Fourteen million Americans have coronary heart disease, and

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Fourteen million Americans have coronary heart disease, and the death of 500,000 from it every year, making it the leading killer of men and women in the U.S.

(A) the death of 500,000 from it every year
(B) 500,000 deaths occur from it every year
(C) 500,000 die from the condition every year
(D) every year it kills 500,000 from the condition
(E) every year killing 500,000 from the condition

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17 Jul 2006, 18:55
C for ||ism

Fourteen million..............and 50,000..........
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17 Jul 2006, 19:35
Got C within 10 sec.
D and E are plain wordy and awkward.
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17 Jul 2006, 22:02
Clear winner C.

Talking about people hence "50000 die" is appropriate than 50000 deaths.
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17 Jul 2006, 22:30
OA is C..

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19 Jul 2006, 05:47
yes it was C reasoning better .... am I giong to learn grammar...grrrrrr....
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Re: SC Coronar heart disease [#permalink]

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19 Jul 2006, 19:20
freetheking wrote:
Fourteen million Americans have coronary heart disease, and the death of 500,000 from it every year, making it the leading killer of men and women in the U.S.

(A) the death of 500,000 from it every year
(B) 500,000 deaths occur from it every year
(C) 500,000 die from the condition every year
(D) every year it kills 500,000 from the condition
(E) every year killing 500,000 from the condition

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Guys,
Agreed C is answer.. But in C, it has ambiguous reference. It can refer to condition or coronary desease..

Any explanation ??
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19 Jul 2006, 20:54
freetheking wrote:
Fourteen million Americans have coronary heart disease, and the death of 500,000 from it every year, making it the leading killer of men and women in the U.S.

(A) the death of 500,000 from it every year
(B) 500,000 deaths occur from it every year
(C) 500,000 die from the condition every year
(D) every year it kills 500,000 from the condition
(E) every year killing 500,000 from the condition

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Clearly C. sharad, the condition IS CHD, and there is no ambiguity.
Re: SC Coronar heart disease   [#permalink] 19 Jul 2006, 20:54
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