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15. At a time when narrowly won presidential elections seem more the rule than the exception,
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the proliferation of small third parties would have
a bargaining power that few of them have ever enjoyed before.
(A) the proliferation of small third parties would have
(B) the number of small third parties would have
(C) the existence of small third parties has
(D) the proliferation of small third parties has
(E) small third parties have

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New post 19 Jun 2009, 01:20
:shock: This is not done! SC questions can be tough grammatically but this!!! :oops:

:no Please take a minute to review your post before you leave! :yes
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can u underline the part that should be underlined?

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First of all, the question is tough, and then above that you have posted the question in such a way .... game over :evil:
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Please change the way you have presented the question.
The ans is indeed E. Proliferation can not have a verb that is attributed to living things.
Also, The number of refers to singular noun.
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New post 19 Jun 2009, 04:59
urchin wrote:
Please change the way you have presented the question.
The ans is indeed E. Proliferation can not have a verb that is attributed to living things.
Also, The number of refers to singular noun.


Yes, certainly E. "parties" can have "bargaining powers". The "proliferation" or "existence" cannot have bargaining powers
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Cannot read the question correctly.
Can you please post it again with the underline

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15. At a time when narrowly won presidential elections seem more the rule than the exception, the proliferation of small third parties would have a bargaining power that few of them have ever enjoyed before.
(A) the proliferation of small third parties would have
(B) the number of small third parties would have
(C) the existence of small third parties has
(D) the proliferation of small third parties has
(E) small third parties have

Apology for the trouble...Question in the right manner now...

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