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# A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, a

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24 Jun 2009, 08:42
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A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time.

(A) a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time
(B) a consequence from sitting for long periods of time too near to large jet engines
(C) a consequence which resulted from sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time
(D) damaged from sitting too near to large jet engines for long periods of time
(E) damaged because they sat too close to large jet engines for long periods of time

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24 Jun 2009, 08:50
quite obviously A .. 'A consequence of .. ' is the right idiomatic usage.
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24 Jun 2009, 08:54
A is correct idiomatically. ' Consequence of'
D & E are wrong because damaged modifies hearing impairement which can not be logical.

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