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# A large rise in the number of housing starts in the coming

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A large rise in the number of housing starts in the coming year should boost new construction dollars by several billion dollars, making the construction industry’s economic health much more robust than five years ago.
(A) making the construction industry’s economic health much more robust than five years ago
(B) and make the construction industry’s economic health much more robust than five years ago
(C) making the construction industry’s economic health much more robust than it was five years ago
(D) to make the construction industry’s economic health much more robust than five years ago
(E) in making the construction industry’s economic health much more robust than it as five years ago
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05 Jun 2009, 10:56
My choice is C. "It" is required to make it clear the refrence to industry's economic health.

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05 Jun 2009, 12:46
me to going with C.

1. correct comparision
2. and making is needed here rather than to make..

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08 Jun 2009, 07:26
OA is C
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Re: making..   [#permalink] 08 Jun 2009, 07:26
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