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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.
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Re: SC:Modernization [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2005, 22:56
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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.


A) Which it is - it -> mill or the program? + Incorrect construction. Incorrect.
B) hopefully completed in the late 1980's is Incorrect
C) Correct .. Modernizing (Gerund) is the subject of the verb 'will cost'
D) Incorrect
E) Awkward, redundant construction, modernizing & program .. don't need both
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Oct 2005, 23:03
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Thanks... and as they say.. thou shall not question the OE .. :?
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Oct 2005, 04:12
E over C because it uses the active voice. ETS hates the passive voice!
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