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The state owned Agricultural Bank of China mopped up $22.1

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The state owned Agricultural Bank of China mopped up $22.1 billion in its initial public offering floated in July 2010, surpassing the $21.9 billions amassed by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in its 2006 IPO, and laying claim to be the biggest IPO in the world so far.


(A) The state owned Agricultural Bank of China mopped up $22.1 billion in its initial public offering floated in July 2010, surpassing the $21.9 billions amassed by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in its 2006 IPO, and laying claim to be the biggest IPO in the world so far.

(B) The state owned Agricultural Bank of China mopped up $22.1 billion in its initial public offering floated in July 2010, surpassed the $21.9 billions amassed by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in its 2006 IPO, and laid claim to the biggest IPO in the world so far.


(C) The state owned Agricultural Bank of China mopping up $22.1 billion in its initial public offering floated in July 2010, and surpassing the $21.9 billions amassed by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in its 2006 IPO, laid claim to the biggest IPO in the world so far.

(D) The state owned Agricultural Bank of China mopped up $22.1 billion in its initial public offering floated in July 2010, surpassed the $21.9 billions amassed Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in its 2006 IPO, and thus laying claim to the biggest IPO in the world so far.

(E) The state owned Agricultural Bank of China has mopped up $22.1 billion in its initial public offering floated in July 2010, and has surpassed the $21.9 billions amassed Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in its 2006 IPO, and thus has laid claim to the biggest IPO in the world so far.
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New post 04 Oct 2010, 00:28
B- Surpassed +Laid incorrect. Right usage should be the use of the Participles which are surpassing and laying.
C- Surpassing and Laid not parallel. Also usage of 'and' conjunction is wrong.
D- Surpassed and thus laying not parallel.
E-Has surpassed +has Laid are in present participle. Talks like the action is still happening whereas the action was completed in July 2010.

Hence IMO A is the right answer.
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A is right as all other options makes primary action ll to the subordinate ones
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