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# Although it is widely believed that a lack of adequate savings

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15 Nov 2017, 04:28
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Although it is widely believed that a lack of adequate savings can lead to extreme financial hardship, as much as one-third of Americans reportedly have no retirement savings whatsoever.

A) it is widely believed that a lack of adequate savings can lead to extreme financial hardship, as much as one-third of Americans reportedly have
B) it has been widely believed that a lack of adequate savings can lead to extreme financial hardship, as many as one-third of Americans reportedly have
C) it is widely believed that a lack of adequate savings can lead to extreme financial hardship, as many as one-third of Americans reportedly have
D) a lack of adequate savings can lead, it is widely believed, to extreme financial hardship, as much as one-third of Americans have reported
E) it is widely believed, as many as one-third of Americans reportedly have a lack of adequate savings, leading to extreme financial hardship and

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15 Nov 2017, 05:18
C

A is out because people are countable. So can't use much

B has wrong tense usage. Has been is incorrect.

D and E have horrible meaning errors.
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15 Nov 2017, 09:30
With (C) as well, please post the OA !!

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