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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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IMO C.

"demand in research" sounds better than "demand for research" , so between C and E.

C seems a better option than E here.
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Isn't it better - "demand for X" than "demand in X"?
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[C] is the best option, as besides the use of the terms 'increased' and 'decreased', 'increased demand in scientific research' is the correct idiomatic usage.
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demand for, sounds better for me, so i pick D.

Whats the OA?
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Isn't it better - "demand for X" than "demand in X"?



Yeah, I would pick that up as well.
IMO D
Because "demand for X" sounds better than "demand in X".

OA?
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OA is C

This choice replaces "less availability" with "decreased availability" and "greater demand" with "increased demand." The word "consistently" is removed, and "demand for" is changed to "demand in."
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Is "demand in" really better than "demand for"?

What on earth is the difference between them?
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The answer is C coz demand in Scientific Research is the correct use , not just idiomatically , but in the whole sense of the sentence.
The option Demand for scientific Research point to scientific research and not Platinum

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The answer is C coz demand in Scientific Research is the correct use , not just idiomatically , but in the whole sense of the sentence.
The option Demand for scientific Research point to scientific research and not Platinum

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The answer is C coz demand in Scientific Research is the correct use , not just idiomatically , but in the whole sense of the sentence.

The option Demand for scientific Research point to scientific research and not Platinum

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Thats correct. "for" changes the meaning.

C is best.
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C for me (increased demand in scientific research)
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I hesitate betwen C and D. "demand in" or "demand for" ?

I would choose D (without knowing why)
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Let more people reply. Then I will post the OA. :)
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Let more people reply. Then I will post the OA. :)


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i would go with D.
Because, demand for scientific research is idiomatic, i guess.
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will go with option C

demand FOR scientific research means that scientific research itself is what's desired which is incorrect in this context, we are talking about the demand for platinum in scientific research.
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Option 3.

1.Because of less availability and greater demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like gold.
2.Because of less availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains consistently expensive, like that of gold.
3.Because of decreased availability and increased demand in scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold. - Correct
4.Because of decreased availability and increased demand for scientific research, platinum remains expensive, like gold.
5.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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The original sentence contains several errors. First, "less availability" is incorrect when not used in a direct comparison: it begs the question "Less than what?" "Decreased availability" would be better here. Second, "greater demand" also begs the question "greater than what?" "Increased demand" would be better. Third, "Demand for scientific research" implies that the research is in demand, when in fact it is the platinum. "Demand in scientific research" would be better. Fourth, "remains consistently expensive" is redundant. "Remains expesnive" would be enough to convey the idea.

The OA is C. Here is the explanation they have given:

The original sentence contains several errors. First, "less availability" is incorrect when not used in a direct comparison: it begs the question "Less than what?" "Decreased availability" would be better here. Second, "greater demand" also begs the question "greater than what?" "Increased demand" would be better. Third, "Demand for scientific research" implies that the research is in demand, when in fact it is the platinum. "Demand in scientific research" would be better. Fourth, "remains consistently expensive" is redundant. "Remains expesnive" would be enough to convey the idea.

(A) This choice is incorrect as it repeats the original sentence.

(B) This choice is incorrect because while it replaces the "greater demand" with "increased demand," it leaves "less availability." "Demand for scientific research" should be changed to "demand in." The redundancy of "consistently" remains, and a illogical comparison is drawn between platinum and "that of gold." It is unclear what the "that" refers to.

(C) CORRECT. This choice replaces "less availability" with "decreased availability" and "greater demand" with "increased demand." The word "consistently" is removed, and "demand for" is changed to "demand in."

(D) This choice incorrectly keeps "Demand for scientific research," which should be changed to "demand in scientific research"

(E) This choice is incorrect because, while it replaces the "less availability" with "decreased availability," it leaves "greater demand." "Remains at a consistently high price" is redundant. It is also more concise to compare the platinum to the gold, rather than the high price (of platinum) to "that of the gold" as is attempted in E.
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