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# At the beginning of the year, the city allocated \$150

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At the beginning of the year, the city allocated \$150 [#permalink]

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20 Sep 2005, 13:45
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At the beginning of the year, the city allocated \$150 million to cover the increase in wages that it expected to approve as a result of negotiations with the municipal labor unions.

(A) increase in wages that it expected to approve as a result of negotiations
(B) increased wages it expected to approve from negotiations
(C) increasing wages expected to be approved as a result of negotiating
(D) negotiated increases in wages it expected to approve
(E) increases expected to be approved in wages from negotiating

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20 Sep 2005, 13:57
I pick A - I believe "increase in wages" is correct, so I eliminated B and C. D and E seem awkward to me. Therefore, A
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20 Sep 2005, 15:10
A here as well but I'm not sure...The sentence just doesn't sound right with any of the choices. A is the least messed up.

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20 Sep 2005, 21:01
I must be a little fuddled today, but I'll go ahead and pick B. Somehow, "as a result of" in A seems wrong to me!

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21 Sep 2005, 06:10
OA is A.

increase in wages is correct.

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