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In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding industries [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2005, 16:10
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In 1933 the rubber, clothing, and shipbuilding
industries put into effect a six-hour workday,
believing it a seeming permanent accommodation
rather than a temporary expedient for what many
observers thought was
an economy made overpro-
ductive by advances in technology.

(A) believing it a seeming permanent accommoda-
tion rather than a temporary expedient for
what many observers thought was
(B) believing it a seeming permanent accommoda-
tion instead of a temporary expedient for
what many observers thought was
(C) believing that it was not a temporary expedient
but a seeming permanent accommodation to
what many observers thought of as a
(D) not as a temporary expedient but as a seem-
ingly permanent accommodation to what
many observers thought was
(E) not as a temporary expedient but believing it a
seemingly permanent accommodation for
what many observers thought
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Re: SC - six hour work day [#permalink] New post 18 Jun 2005, 17:40
It is D. we need co-ordinating conjunction to link two clauses. Only D and E have such conjunction but E is out bucause it has many flaws...
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Re: SC - six hour work day [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2011, 10:36
+1 D

We need "seemingly" because we are modifying "permanent".
E is not parallel: noun BUT v-ing?
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