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Stable interest rates on long-term bonds are the financial [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2008, 08:44
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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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Re: SC: Help! [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2008, 09:11
That's not explaining ;)
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Re: SC: Help! [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2008, 09:30
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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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Re: SC: Help! [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2008, 10:45
under control is idiomatic expression

will is preferred to would since there is no uncertanity
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Re: SC: Help! [#permalink] New post 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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Re: SC: Help! [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2008, 00:22
sorry i forgot to post the OA. The OA is B
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