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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 Statesâ€™ 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

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18 Jun 2006, 15:33
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beyondinfinity wrote:
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.
(D) Natural gas, the United Statesâ€™ second biggest fuel source after crude oil, is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America.

the red part, possesive noun, above is not correct.

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18 Jun 2006, 23:45
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B,C --> awkward
E misses out chunks of information that is originally in the sentence
A --> should be U.S's and not jsut U.S

D is best.

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19 Jun 2006, 07:34
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beyondinfinity wrote:
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.
--> we need "is supplied" for A to be correct!
(B) Natural gas, after crude oil the United States second biggest fuel source, supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America.
---> we need "is supplied" for B to be correct --> out

(C) Being supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America, natural gas, the United States second biggest fuel source after crude oil.
--->"being" ---> avoid right away

(D) Natural gas, the United Statesâ€™ second biggest fuel source after crude oil, is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America.
--> fine!

(E) Natural gas is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America
---> part of original meaning disappears --> out

D it is.

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19 Jun 2006, 05:42
^ D ^

but beyondinfifnity,

I think you forgot to add the possessive 's in the answer choices. The original question has the 's in all choices. Anyway, it is D.

A is not ||.

(A) After crude oil, natural gas is the United States second biggest fuel source and supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America.

is & supplied ??

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19 Jun 2006, 08:38
It's D.

(D) Natural gas, the United Statesâ€™ second biggest fuel source after crude oil, is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America.

Reasons stated in the previous posts.

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19 Jun 2006, 12:27
(D) Natural gas, the United Statesâ€™ second biggest fuel source after crude oil, is supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America.

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19 Jun 2006, 12:39
D is korrekt!

A misses out because of missing 'is', as Laxi mentioned...
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19 Jun 2006, 13:17
selene wrote:

is & supplied ??

Even D is using "is" & "supplied". I think the reason is as pointed out by laxie
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19 Jun 2006, 15:11
ps_dahiya wrote:
selene wrote:

is & supplied ??

Even D is using "is" & "supplied". I think the reason is as pointed out by laxie

In D, we have a passive construction of "is supplied"and it is correct. But, in A it is not parallel.

The two choices are different in this respect

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16 May 2014, 08:02
D is the natural choice as in 'A' verb 'is' is missing

and works in a pair --what is before and should also be present after it

natural gas is the United States second biggest fuel source and " 'is' is missing in A" supplied almost exclusively from reserves in North America.
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