Recent indications of weakness in the economy have led consumers to be more conservative with their purchases; so depressed have sales figures been as a result that the government has launched several initiatives to actively encourage consumer spending.
B the sales figures have been so depressed as a result that
C as a result, so depressed has the sales been that
D the resulting sales figures having been so depressed that
E the sales figures have been so depressed that, as a result,
Please explain your answer.
Hey, Good discussion buddies.
Well, I would have chosen E in the exam.
Here also, I chose E before looking at ongoing discussions.
I think E is more clear than A.