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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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Between D and E, it is E, which has proper modifires.
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New post 17 Jun 2006, 20:24
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"it is hoped" is prefered in GMATland. So sorry for that :oops:

E it is
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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.


The bold part: are you sure the bold part contains no " , " before and after " it is hoped" ?!!!
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laxieqv wrote:
oops,

"it is hoped" is prefered in GMATland. So sorry for that :oops:

E it is


Yes, Laxie is correct. "It is hoped" is a commonly tested SC pattern.

Besides, (E) reads more active than C.
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laxieqv wrote:
oops,

"it is hoped" is prefered in GMATland. So sorry for that :oops:

E it is


Yes, Laxie is correct. "It is hoped" is a commonly tested SC pattern.

Besides, (E) reads more active than C.


So "it is hoped" is preferred to "hopefully?" :shock:
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laxieqv wrote:
oops,

"it is hoped" is prefered in GMATland. So sorry for that :oops:

E it is


Yes, Laxie is correct. "It is hoped" is a commonly tested SC pattern.

Besides, (E) reads more active than C.


So "it is hoped" is preferred to "hopefully?" :shock:


Yes! Coz "hopefully" is more common in conversative English, you find it more familiar but in fact, "it is hoped" is correct :) This one is confirmed by GMAXonline as well as Kaplan.
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Thanks Laxieqv........
Thats a good lesson I learned today.

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