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With administrative spending still on the rise, private colleges across the state may soon feel the effect of legislation that will cut state funding.

a.With administrative spending still on the rise
b.With administrative spending still in the rise
c.With the spending of administrations still on the rise
d.With rising administrative spending
e.What with administrative spending still on the rise

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 [#permalink] New post 07 Nov 2005, 09:02
D.

b. "in the rise" - not idiomatic
c. "spending of administrations" - awkward phrase
e. "What with administrative spending still on the rise" - changes the meaning

between A and D i chose D because it is more concise.
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C. Spending of the administration means that the administration is spending more. Administrative spending means spending on work related to the administration
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C. Spending of the administration means that the administration is spending more. Administrative spending means spending on work related to the administration


"Spending of the administrators" would be much better than "Spending of the administrations"
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 [#permalink] New post 07 Nov 2005, 09:54
It's a toss up between A & D. "A" sounds better but "D" is more concise. Do they have the exact same meanings? I don't think so...

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Re: sc - spending [#permalink] New post 07 Nov 2005, 12:42
christoph wrote:
With administrative spending still on the rise, private colleges across the state may soon feel the effect of legislation that will cut state funding.

a.With administrative spending still on the rise
b.With administrative spending still in the rise
c.With the spending of administrations still on the rise
d.With rising administrative spending
e.What with administrative spending still on the rise

OA: A


I also choose D.

B, C and E are akward. D sounds more concise.
Re: sc - spending   [#permalink] 07 Nov 2005, 12:42
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