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The relative prosperity of the first years of the twentieth

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The relative prosperity of the first years of the twentieth [#permalink] New post 14 Dec 2006, 21:03
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The relative prosperity of the first years of the twentieth century
came to a halt in 1907 when drains on the money supply,
revealing a weak national financial infrastructure of banking
and credit, it precipitated
an economic crisis that lasted nearly a year.

A. supply, revealing a weak national financial infrastructure
of banking and credit, it precipitated.

B. Supply, revealing a weak national financial infrastructure
of banking and credit, they precipitated.

C. Supply both revealed a weak national financial
infrastructure of banking and credit and precipitating.

D. Supply revealed both a weak national financial infrastructure
of banking and credit and precipitating.

E. Supply revealed a weak national infrastructure of banking
and credit and precipitated.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Dec 2006, 21:23
Why is E wrong?

when the precipitation lasted a year from 1907 why is that you are using precipitating?
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Dec 2006, 21:44
trivikram wrote:
Why is E wrong?

when the precipitation lasted a year from 1907 why is that you are using precipitating?



I was focusing fully idiom on this one and got into trap.

I think E seems better than D here.
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Dec 2006, 23:26
drains on the money supply... revealed...precipitated.
E it is
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2006, 01:02
I go for E, as it is the shortest correct way. the use of Both...and ... can be avoided. (wordy)
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