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# According to some economists, Japan is in danger of plunging

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According to some economists, Japan is in danger of plunging into a depression that, with double-digit unemployment, could severely strain a society that regards lifetime employment as a virtual right of citizenship.
(A) that, with double-digit unemployment, could severely strain
(B) that, because of double-digit unemployment, could be a severe strain for
(C) with double-digit unemployment, and it could severely strain
(D) with double-digit unemployment and could be a severe strain
(E) with double-digit unemployment and could severely strain
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23 Sep 2005, 13:27
A looks fine.

It is the depression that could strain...

D and E seem to indicate that Its Japan that could strain ...

C is a run-on

B is mess...

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23 Sep 2005, 20:48
A looks ok. all other choices have one or more flaws....

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24 Sep 2005, 06:06
This is a straight A!

Plunging into depression with double.....is wrong! That eliminates C D and E!
Depression and double digit unemployment does not occur together! Depression is the cause and unemployment is the effect!

Depression is not caused by the double digit unemployment - So B is wrong!
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24 Sep 2005, 12:04
OA is A. Good job guys.

thanks riteshgupta1 for nice explanation.
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