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# According to some analysts, whatever its merits, the

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According to some analysts, whatever its merits, the proposal to tax away all capital gains on short-term investments would, if enacted, have a disastrous effect on Wall Street trading and employment.

(A) its merits, the proposal to tax
(B) its merits may be, the proposal of taxing
(C) its merits as a proposal, taxing
(D) the proposalâ€™s merits, to tax
(E) the proposalâ€™s merits are, taxing
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24 May 2005, 17:59
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Correct answer is A. I am confused between A and D. Can anybody explain why not D?
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24 May 2005, 19:22
I thought it was E...But can someone explain why it should start with "its" ?

Where is the antecedent for "its"??
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25 May 2005, 11:19
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According to some analysts, whatever its merits, the proposal to tax away all capital gains on short-term investments would, if enacted, have a disastrous effect on Wall Street trading and employment.

(A) its merits, the proposal to tax
(B) its merits may be, the proposal of taxing
(C) its merits as a proposal, taxing
(D) the proposalâ€™s merits, to tax
(E) the proposalâ€™s merits are, taxing

I was going for E, then realize you have to enacted a proposal, not an action.

A it is.
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25 May 2005, 11:54
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Can anybody explain why not D? Why rule is it violating?
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25 May 2005, 12:18
D is wrong because,

.......whatever the proposalâ€™s merits, to tax ...,if enacted....

sounds as if the "to tax" would have to be enacted.

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