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# Stable interest rates on long-term bonds are the financial

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Stable interest rates on long-term bonds are the financial market’s vote of confidence in the Federal Reserve keeping in control of inflation.

(A) in the Federal Reserve keeping in control of inflation

(B) that the Federal Reserve will keep inflation under control

(C) for the Federal Reserve, that it would keep control of inflation

(D) that inflation will be kept control of by the Federal Reserve

(E) that inflation would be kept control of by the Federal Reserve

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13 Mar 2008, 09:11
That's not explaining
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13 Mar 2008, 09:30
I'm not guru but I'll just try

Stable interest rates on long-term bonds are the financial market’s vote of confidence in the Federal Reserve keeping in control of inflation.

(A) in the Federal Reserve keeping in control of inflation
(B) that the Federal Reserve will keep inflation under control
(C) for the Federal Reserve, that it would keep control of inflation
(D) that inflation will be kept control of by the Federal Reserve
(E) that inflation would be kept control of by the Federal Reserve

1. I'd like "vote of confidence that" (B,D,E remain)
2. "would" changes the meaning. (E out)
3. active voice vs. passive voice (D out)

B is a winner.
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13 Mar 2008, 10:45
under control is idiomatic expression

will is preferred to would since there is no uncertanity
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13 Mar 2008, 11:23
Another B here. I believe it is the most idiomatic out of all. sorry for the vague explanation.
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14 Mar 2008, 00:22
sorry i forgot to post the OA. The OA is B
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