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# Because of less availability and greater demand for

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Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold.

a. Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold.
b. Because of less availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like that of gold.
c. Because of decreased availability and increased demand in scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold.
d. Because of decreased availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold.
e. Because of decreased availability and greater demand in scientific research, platinum remains at a consistently high price, like that of gold.
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17 Apr 2007, 19:03
goalsnr wrote:
suniluic wrote:
Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold.

a. Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold.
b. Because of less availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like that of gold.
c. Because of decreased availability and increased demand in scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold.
d. Because of decreased availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold.
e. Because of decreased availability and greater demand in scientific research, platinum remains at a consistently high price, like that of gold.

C!

Should be C.
The problem with D is that it tends to imply that "scientific research" is in demand rather than the Platinum.
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17 Apr 2007, 19:31
suniluic wrote:
Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold.

a. Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold.
b. Because of less availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like that of gold.
c. Because of decreased availability and increased demand in scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold.
d. Because of decreased availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold.
e. Because of decreased availability and greater demand in scientific research, platinum remains at a consistently high price, like that of gold.

Highlighted in red: implies that it is scientific research that is in demand, not platinum. So, A, B and D are out.
Highlighted in blue: incorrect comparison - "platinum" and "that of gold"

Only C is devoid of these two mistakes.

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17 Apr 2007, 21:36
platinum is compared with gold so like is the correct usage

demand in scientific research, platinum is correct usage here

and NOT

demand for scientific research, platinum is correct

C it is
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18 Apr 2007, 04:15
OA is C! Thanks
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20 Apr 2007, 21:53
I was in confusion between C & D.

But the difference between "in" & '"for" made me to choose C.

20 Apr 2007, 21:53
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