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According to the National Insurance Committee, the country’s financial regulatory body, they estimate that, in comparison to
last year, when only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population was insured, this year 75 percent will be.


A. they estimate that, in comparison to last year, when only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population was insured, this year seventy five percent will be.

B. compared to only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population being insured last year, they estimate 75 percent would be this year.

C. only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population were insured last year; it estimates that this year 75 percent will be.

D. it estimates 75 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population would be insured this year; last year that was only 40.
percent.

E. only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population last year were insured, whereas they estimate it this year to be 75 percent.


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According to the National Insurance Committee, the country’s financial regulatory body, they estimate that, in comparison to
last year, when only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population was insured, this year 75 percent will be


A. they estimate that, in comparison to last year, when only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population was insured, this year seventy five percent will be.
ccording to X,..., they estimate.... is redundant
B. compared to only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population being insured last year, they estimate 75 percent would be this year.
usage of being in wrong here
C. only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population were insured last year; it estimates that this year 75 percent will be.
This is the correct choice!
D. it estimates 75 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population would be insured this year; last year that was only 40 percent.
According to X,..., they estimate.... is redundant
E. only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population last year were insured, whereas they estimate it this year to be 75 percent.
They does not have a proper antecedent
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only 40 percent of the nation’s 1 billion population were insured last year; it estimates that this year 75 percent will be.

I picked C also but I can't understand why the correct word is not WAS but WERE, can someone explain?
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