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In this year's negotiations, unionized workers will fight to improve job security in many industries, but they will large wage increases in some, <u>as in the prospering telecommunications industry.</u>

a) as in the prospering telecommunications industry.
b) such industries like telecommunications, which is prospering.
c) as in that of the prospering telecommunications industry.
d) as is the prospering telecommunications industry.
e) as in an industry like telecommunications, which is prospering.

As an aside, I thought "as" introduces a subordinate clause. A, B, D, and E are not subordinate clauses.

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31 May 2006, 23:31
I don't have any explaination but A seems the best to me.
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01 Jun 2006, 01:04
a) as in the prospering telecommunications industry.
its meaning only telecom industry is prospering
b) such industries like telecommunications, which is prospering.
wrong subject/verb agreement. which is prospering is
refering to industries, so it should be are

c) as in that of the prospering telecommunications industry.
that is not required.
d) as is the prospering telecommunications industry.
is should be "as in"
e) as in an industry like telecommunications, which is prospering.

IMO: E
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01 Jun 2006, 01:10
I believe A should be the answer ... we are citing an example here ... well the explanation seems right but in E I believe like is redundant ... "as " itself conveys the meaning ..
so A for me ..
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01 Jun 2006, 01:10
mrmikec wrote:
but they will large wage increases in some,

Does the above line make sense.
Will go with A too.
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01 Jun 2006, 10:12
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In this year's negotiations, unionized workers will fight to improve job security in many industries, but they will large wage increases in some, <u>as in the prospering telecommunications industry.</u>

make sure you posted the question correctly.

the highlighted part is not correct....
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01 Jun 2006, 11:18
Professor wrote:
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In this year's negotiations, unionized workers will fight to improve job security in many industries, but they will large wage increases in some, <u>as in the prospering telecommunications industry.</u>

make sure you posted the question correctly.

the highlighted part is not correct....

Actually, it is correct as written. "workers....they...."

The OA is A

The explanation states that "in some" needs to be followed by "as in" in order for the clauses to fit together. E (the answer I chose originally) is wordy.
Re: SC: Unionized workers   [#permalink] 01 Jun 2006, 11:18
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