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Seeming to be one of the few corporations diversified enough to survive the recession, many shareholders ignored the drop in third-quarter profits and invested even more heavily in Emco.
(A) Seeming to be
(B) As if
(C) In that they seemed
(D) Although it seemed
(E) Because it seemed to be
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24 Jun 2006, 13:42
E too.

Although doesnot fit to DC because the sentence doesnot express contradiction.
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24 Jun 2006, 20:26
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Clear winner E.
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21 Jul 2007, 15:06
beyondinfinity wrote:
Seeming to be one of the few corporations diversified enough to survive the recession, many shareholders ignored the drop in third-quarter profits and invested even more heavily in Emco.
(A) Seeming to be
(B) As if
(C) In that they seemed
(D) Although it seemed
(E) Because it seemed to be

We can invert the sentence to see whether it makes sense.

Because it seemed to be one of the few corporations diversified enough to survive the recession, many shareholders ignored the drop in third-quarter profits and invested even more heavily in Emco.

Many shareholders ignored the drop in third-quarter profits and invested even more heavily in Emco because it seemed to be one of the few corporations diversified enough to survive the recession
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21 Jul 2007, 21:03
bmwhype2 wrote:
beyondinfinity wrote:
Seeming to be one of the few corporations diversified enough to survive the recession, many shareholders ignored the drop in third-quarter profits and invested even more heavily in Emco.
(A) Seeming to be
(B) As if
(C) In that they seemed
(D) Although it seemed
(E) Because it seemed to be

We can invert the sentence to see whether it makes sense.

Because it seemed to be one of the few corporations diversified enough to survive the recession, many shareholders ignored the drop in third-quarter profits and invested even more heavily in Emco.

Many shareholders ignored the drop in third-quarter profits and invested even more heavily in Emco because it seemed to be one of the few corporations diversified enough to survive the recession

Another popular way of solving this kind of problems.
It's E.

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