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03 Jun 2004, 18:39
International sporting events need not be fiscal disasters, the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact.
(A) the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates that fact
(B) for example, the 1992 Olympic Games were financially successful
(C) like the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates
(D) a fact demonstrated by the 1992 Olympic Games, which were financially successful
(E) as the financial success of the 1992 Olympic Games demonstrates

I would go for choice D. Which one would u choose. Plz explain ur answer.

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Satya
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04 Jun 2004, 04:13
I would go for E. Unfortunately, I don't think I am able to explain it, but it feels right.
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04 Jun 2004, 14:18
Eventhough choice A looks a bit awkward, I think it is still the best choice. What is the OA please?
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04 Jun 2004, 16:26
E.
D looked correct but at abstract level, is not a complete senence.
A and B are trying to comibine two sentences with a mere comma(,).
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04 Jun 2004, 18:49
I could not have explained had I not known the OA ans â€“ E. I looked into different uses of â€˜asâ€™
And found a reference on rules to use â€˜asâ€™. When used as follows:
[b]as meaning â€œbecauseâ€
04 Jun 2004, 18:49
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