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The modernization program for the steel mill will cost

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The modernization program for the steel mill will cost [#permalink] New post 22 Jul 2005, 22:18
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The modernization program for the steel mill will cost approximately 51 million dollars, which it is hoped can be completed in the late 1980’s.
(A) The modernization program for the steel mill will cost approximately 51 million dollars, which it is hoped can be completed in the late 1980’s.
(B) The modernization program for the steel mill, hopefully completed in the late 1980’s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(C) Modernizing the steel mill, hopefully to be completed in the late 1980’s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(D) The program for modernizing the steel mill, which can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980’s and cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(E) Modernizing the steel mill, a program that can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980’s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.

I can not select between B and E.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2005, 05:35
Picked E.

B -"hopefully completed in the late 1980’s" - what ????

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 [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2005, 05:43
E it is.

A has modifier problem. Seem to indicate that 51 million dollar is hoped to be completed.
B - out - has hard time providing the sequance of events. Whether the program has completed or it will be completed...
C out - hopefully to be completed. need can be ...
D has all sort of problems.
E solves it all.
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Re: SC: Modernization [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2005, 05:44
okdongdong wrote:
I can not select between B and E.


E. hopefully, which is always incorrect in formal english, in B is incorrect.
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Re: SC: Modernization [#permalink] New post 23 Jul 2005, 09:20
I was picking C...but is there a rule of "hopefully"?

can someone please shed light on use of "hopefully"...if there is ....this definetly something I learned today...

HIMALAYA wrote:
okdongdong wrote:
I can not select between B and E.


E. hopefully, which is always incorrect in formal english, in B is incorrect.
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Re: SC: Modernization [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2005, 04:17
fresinha12 wrote:
I was picking C...but is there a rule of "hopefully"?

can someone please shed light on use of "hopefully"...if there is ....this definetly something I learned today...

HIMALAYA wrote:
okdongdong wrote:
I can not select between B and E.


E. hopefully, which is always incorrect in formal english, in B is incorrect.


hopefully is not accepted in formal written english, however it is ok in spoken. choose always hope or hoped according to the requirement................
Re: SC: Modernization   [#permalink] 25 Jul 2005, 04:17
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