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Soaring beef costs accounted for more than half the spending [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2006, 18:23
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Soaring beef costs accounted for more than half the spending in the campaign of 1992, a greater proportion than it was in any previous election.

A. a greater proportion than it was
B. a greater proportion than
C. a greater proportion than they have been
D. which is greater than was so
E. which is greater than it has been

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 [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2006, 19:06
"which" eliminates D and E.

C has pronoun reference problem.

A is clear.
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2006, 20:18
Juaz wrote:
Chose B here.
"it" might be ambiguos in A.


I was thinking the same thing. Every other choice seems to be flawed either due to the evil which or the use of "it" is not correct.

B for me now. I have support now :wink:
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Oct 2006, 20:32
B for sure.
D&E with which=>wrong
C & A: pronoun. Even "they" refers to television costs , cannot use present perfect for the previous elections.
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 00:07
C - they is ambiguos
D, E - which modifies 1992
A - it is ambiguos

B remains.
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 04:23
OA is B
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 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2006, 07:31
"than it was in.." is redundant.

(B) for brevity.
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