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American executives, unlike their Japanese counterparts, have pressure

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American executives, unlike their Japanese counterparts, have pressure to show high profits in each quarterly report, with little thought given to long-term goals.

a) have pressure to show
b) are under pressure to show
c) are under the pressure of showing
d) are pressured toward showing
e) have pressure that they should who


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B for me..have pressure is unidiomatic..under pressure is correct

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American executives, unlike their Japanese counterparts, have pressure to show high profits in each quarterly report, with little thought given to long-term goals.

a) have pressure to show
b) are under pressure to show
c) are under the pressure of showing
d) are pressured toward showing
e) have pressure that they should who


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I chose B

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