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after crude oil, natural gas is the united states second

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after crude oil, natural gas is the united states second biggest fuel source and supplied almost exclusively from reserves in north america.

(A)after crude oil, natural gas is the united states second biggest fuel source and supplied almost exclusively from reserves in north america.
(B) natural gas, after crude oil the united states second biggest fuel source, supplied almost exclusively from reserves in north america.
(C)being supplied almost exclusively from reserves in north america, natural gas, the united states second biggest fuel source after crude oil.
(D) natural gas, the united statesтАЩ second biggest fuel source after crude oil, is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in north america.
(E) natural gas is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in north america, being the united statesтАЩ second biggest fuel source after crude oil.

i voted for A, they say it is D.

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New post 20 Aug 2003, 08:14
I think this is an "expression" rather than "grammatical" issue.

The main idea of a sentence is that "gas is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in north america". All the rest modifies the sentence.

Therefore (D)
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New post 21 Aug 2003, 00:50
it is indeed d.

e is too wordy and doesnt make sense.since natural gas is the biggest fuel resource of united states ,the word 'states' in b should be followed by an apostrophe.c also has the same problem apart from altogether sounding odd.a must have an 'is' before supplied.
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