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# The proposed health care bill would increase government

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The proposed health care bill would increase government regulation of health insurance, establish standards that would guarantee wider access to people with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who otherwise could be uncovered for months.

(A) establish standards that would guarantee wider to people with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who
(B) establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to people with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs and
(C) to establish standards that would guarantee wider access to people with past health problems and to workers who change jobs that
(D) for establishing standards that would guarantee wider access for people with past health problems and workers changing jobs who
(E) for the establishment of standards that would guarantee wider access for people with past health problems and workers who are changing jobs that
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01 Dec 2005, 07:41
the second clause needs a modifier.

establishing is the only modifier in the answer choices.

son B is the right answer.
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01 Dec 2005, 08:46
C and E also incorrectly use "that" as a pronoun for people.

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01 Dec 2005, 15:19
I choose B. It is only choice that correctly modifies health insurance.
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01 Dec 2005, 21:02
joemama142000 wrote:
The proposed health care bill would increase government regulation of health insurance, establish standards that would guarantee wider access to people with past health problems and to workers changing jobs who otherwise could be uncovered for months.

(B) establishing standards that would guarantee wider access to people with past health problems and to workers who are changing jobs and

A is not parallel so it is wrong .

B is correct. the modifying phrase modify the whole clause "the proposed health care bill would increase government regulation of health insurance" not the part of the clause.

C, D and E are nither parallel nor modifiying phrases.
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01 Dec 2005, 23:36
The OA is B

A- falsely uses "who" to modify jobs, not parallel
D-falsly uses "who" to modify jobs
E/C-suggests jobs would be uncovered
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