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# Although the public is accustomed to tax adjustments that benefit only

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03 Oct 2018, 04:33
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Although the public is accustomed to tax adjustments that benefit only the rich, economic experts were delighted to discover that both rich and the poor people would benefit from the President’s tax plan.

(A) rich and the poor people
(B) rich people and the poor
(C) the rich and the poor people
(D) rich people and poor people
(E) people who are rich and those who are poor

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03 Oct 2018, 04:53
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+1 for D

(A) rich and the poor people.
(B) rich people and the poor
(C) the rich and the poor people
(D) rich people and poor people
(E) people who are rich and those who are poor

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04 Oct 2018, 02:49
Bunuel wrote:
Although the public is accustomed to tax adjustments that benefit only the rich, economic experts were delighted to discover that both rich and the poor people would benefit from the President’s tax plan.

(A) rich and the poor people
(B) rich people and the poor
(C) the rich and the poor people
(D) rich people and poor people
(E) people who are rich and those who are poor

MANHATTAN REVIEW OFFICIAL EXPLANATION:

This question deals with efficiency of language and parallel structure. Choice A would have to say ‘the rich’ and ‘the poor’. Choice B is not parallel. Choices C and E are not as efficient as choice D. Choice D is the correct answer.
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