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When the school board meets next week the president and vice president will try and garner support for a proposal to impose tighter restrictions for school lunch guidelines and the amount of sugar children are to be allowed to consume.

(A) and garner support for a proposal to impose tighter restrictions for school lunch guidelines and the amount of sugar children are to be allowed to consume
(B) and garner support for a proposal to impose tighter restrictions for school lunch guidelines and the amount of sugar to be consumed by children
(C) garnering support for a proposal to impose tighter restrictions for school lunch guidelines and the amount of sugar children are allowed to consume
(D) to garner support for a proposal to impose tighter restrictions on school lunch guidelines and the amount of sugar children will be allowed to be consuming.
(E) to garner support for a proposal to impose tighter restrictions on school lunch guidelines and the amount of sugar children will be allowed to consume.
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02 Dec 2005, 11:00
E.

try to is correct idiom

will be allowed to be consuming
is incorrect in D.
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02 Dec 2005, 11:05
E

try..to is correct and parallelism is keeped by to..impose and to...consume.
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02 Dec 2005, 11:52
Try to is the correct idiom------> E

Down to D and E

D is wrong because of "consuming"
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02 Dec 2005, 20:02
'E' it is.

'try to' is correct idiom.
Also, "restrictions on school lunch guidelines" is better than "restrictions for school lunch guidelines"
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02 Dec 2005, 20:07
You guys are firing on all 12 cylinders!

OA is E.
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