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# Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last

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09 Oct 2004, 13:57
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Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people now using their mobile phones to make calls across a wide region at night and on weekends, when numerous wireless companies provide
unlimited airtime for a relatively small monthly fee.
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A. Because of wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people
B. As the cost of wireless service plummeted in the last year and as mobile phones became increasingly common, many people
C. In the last year, with the cost of wireless service plummeting, and mobile phones have become increasingly common, there are many people
D. With the cost of wireless service plummeting in the last year and mobile phones becoming increasingly common, many people are
E. While the cost of wireless service has plummeted in the last year and mobile phones are increasingly common, many people are

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09 Oct 2004, 15:07
I wud also go for choice 'D'

A. Lacks parallelism: wireless service costs plummeting in the last year, and as mobile phones are increasingly common, many people
Also it lacks the verb in the clause "many people....."

B. "---- many people now using their mobile..." The verb 'are' is missing here

C. This also lacks parallelism.. "...with the cost of wireless service plummeting, and mobile phones have become increasingly"

E. "While......." seems illogical, as you are not contrasting something as against other.

D has the proper form of verb 'are', has parallel sentence structure.

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09 Oct 2004, 15:08
AB dont have a verb - many people using should be many people are using
C two verbs..Eww..
E while is wrong
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09 Oct 2004, 19:44
I would go with D as well. The only thing that bothers me is the present tense 'plummeting' with the past tense of 'last year'.

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