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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 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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New post 28 Jul 2008, 20:38
'from result of' vs. 'as a result of'

i choose as a result of. A

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I dont see a from result of any where in the choices.

Only A is correct. All other choices have issues with parallelism

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Can you explain why the other answers are incorrect?

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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



Orignal setences says..
A) the city allocated $150 million to cover increase in wages. --(it covers only increased part.. not full salary)

B, C are out --> distorts the orignal meaning.
cover increased wages -- distorts the meaning. --> it covers all wages.. (not the increased part)
D --> Distorts the meaning.
expected to approve with labor unions.. --> orignal sentence says it expected to be approve as a result of neations with labor unions..-
E) looks awakard too
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