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# Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20

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11 Mar 2012, 07:39
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Because of rapid technology breakthroughs in the last 20 years, many people that might have at one time suffered as new employees from lack of remote access, multiple computer viruses, or technical glitches now enjoy flawless wireless access as veteran workers.

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A) that might have at one time suffered as new employees
B) who might once have suffered as new employees
C) that as new employees might once have suffered
D) who, as new employees, might have at one time suffered
E) who, when they were new employees, might at one time have suffered

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11 Mar 2012, 07:59
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Peope 'that' is Wrong ... so it should be People "who"...

We are left with option B,D & E.
E : is wordy and awkwar... This leaves us with option B & D...

in D : " Who , as new employees, might " This construction is WRONG. ..... So my answer is 'B'

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25 Mar 2012, 02:35
B................easy one..............

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25 Mar 2012, 06:02
straight B..............!!!!!!!!!!
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27 Mar 2012, 20:25
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B is the answer, quite straightforward if you can remember the concision rule+getting the sentence to sound meaningful

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13 May 2013, 22:44
B is more concise than D is that the only reason to eliminate D?
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14 May 2013, 02:32
fozzzy wrote:
B is more concise than D is that the only reason to eliminate D?

Ya that is the primary reason,
Also in D it seems people are incorrect compared with new employees, whereas actually they themselves are the new employees
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26 Sep 2015, 09:38
Fraz wrote:
Peope 'that' is Wrong ... so it should be People "who"...

We are left with option B,D & E.
E : is wordy and awkwar... This leaves us with option B & D...

in D : " Who , as new employees, might " This construction is WRONG. ..... So my answer is 'B'

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28 Oct 2015, 00:03
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In D "as a new employee" is a non essential modifier. Whereas in original and in B it is a essential modifier.
This sentence is important as only new employee suffered. This is also being used for the comparison.

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28 Oct 2015, 02:53
@mahamalik

you have made a good point. Thankx
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20 Jun 2016, 22:46
Can someone explain in detail why option 'D' is incorrect!
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12 Jan 2017, 08:25
went with D, but now I see where I made the mistake...the comparison is between new employees and veterans rather than people and veterans.
good question!
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