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# After several years of rapid growth, the health care company

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After several years of rapid growth, the health care company became one of the largest health care providers in the metropolitan area, while it then proved unable to handle the increase in business, falling months behind in its payment to doctors and hospitals.

A. while it then proved unable to handle the increase in business, falling months behind in its payment to

B. while it then proved unable to handle the increase in business and fell months behind in its payment to

C. but then it proved unable to handle the increase in business, falling months behind in its paying

D. but then proving unable to handle the increase in business, falling months behind in paying

E. but then proved unable to handle the increase in business, falling months behind in paying

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28 Jun 2017, 18:00
Hi Experts,

I am having a hard time understanding why the answer choice A is wrong here. Since while can be used both for contrast and show simultaneous action, is there any reason "but" is preferred in this question? Can you please point out the issues in choice A? Thanks for your help!
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03 Jan 2018, 04:52
a proper explanation will be useful

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04 Jan 2018, 03:33
If C would be
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falling months behind in its payment to
rather than
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falling months behind in its paying

Would it be correct?
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04 Jan 2018, 04:00
OA???????

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04 Jan 2018, 04:05
Aekagra OA is E.
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When nothing seem to help, I would go and look at a Stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred time without as much as a crack showing in it.
Yet at the hundred and first blow it would split in two.
And I knew it was not that blow that did it, But all that had gone Before
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