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Upon reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board

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Upon reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2005, 10:36
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Upon reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire over searching for another job.

A)Upon reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire over searching for another job.
B)After reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided retirement than to search for another job.
C)When he reached the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire rather than to search for another job.
D)When reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire instead of searching for another job.
E)When he reached the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire rather than searching for another job.
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2005, 10:46
I will go with C as it is parallel ( to retire ....to search)

A - i find "retire over" to be incorrect
B - not parallel
D - When reaching is incorrect
E - not parallel
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[#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2005, 22:08
Even I would go for C.

Reason:
A : Improper usage of parallelism

B : "decided...than to" is again wrong

C : Correct one

D : "When reaching ..." sounds odd

E : "to retire...than searching" Improper parallelism
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2005, 01:04
C,

parallellism here to retire rather than to search
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Aug 2005, 05:36
A)Upon reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire over searching for another job.
- Not Parallel

B)After reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided retirement than to search for another job.
- Not parallel

C)When he reached the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire rather than to search for another job.

D)When reaching the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire instead of searching for another job.
- Awkward and not parallel

E)When he reached the age of sixty, the president of the board of education decided to retire rather than searching for another job.
- Awkward and not parallel

C is the best choice.
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