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108. An array of tax incentives has led to a boom in the construction of new office buildings; so abundant has capital been for commercial real estate that investors regularly scour the country for areas in which to build.
(A) so abundant has capital been for commercial real estate that
(B) capital has been so abundant for commercial real estate, so that
(C) the abundance of capital for commercial real estate has been such,
(D) such has the abundance of capital been for commercial real estate that
(E) such has been an abundance of capital for commercial real estate,
I need clarification between A and D.
Acc to me in D such that has been used this clearly is for an example hence it suits perfectly in the sentence...inputs plz...
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My answer is A. The option is using correct idiom "so...that..".

B. Out for using incorrect idiom "so..., so that"
C. Incorrect idiom
D. Correct idiom use "such .... that...". But option D is wordy as compared to option A. I would prefer the use of adjective "abundant" in option A, rather then use of noun "the abundance" in option D.
E. Incorrect idiom. The correct idiom should be "such .... that...".
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108. An array of tax incentives has led to a boom in the construction of new office buildings; so abundant has capital been for commercial real estate that investors regularly scour the country for areas in which to build.
(A) so abundant has capital been for commercial real estate that
(B) capital has been so abundant for commercial real estate, so that
(C) the abundance of capital for commercial real estate has been such,
(D) such has the abundance of capital been for commercial real estate that
(E) such has been an abundance of capital for commercial real estate,
I need clarification between A and D.
Acc to me in D such that has been used this clearly is for an example hence it suits perfectly in the sentence...inputs plz...



Hi,

According to me A is right due to the correct usage of the idiom " So.... That ". Moreover in D, IMO 'such as' should have been used in case it intends to use it as an e.g.

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I went with A as well. seems like the right answer. Whats OA btw.?
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108. An array of tax incentives has led to a boom in the construction of new office buildings; so abundant has capital been for commercial real estate that investors regularly scour the country for areas in which to build.
(A) so abundant has capital been for commercial real estate that
(B) capital has been so abundant for commercial real estate, so that
(C) the abundance of capital for commercial real estate has been such,
(D) such has the abundance of capital been for commercial real estate that
(E) such has been an abundance of capital for commercial real estate,
I need clarification between A and D.
Acc to me in D such that has been used this clearly is for an example hence it suits perfectly in the sentence...inputs plz...



is there any grammatical mistake in D? or we are rejecting it only because its lengthy?
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