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Concerned about its local wildlife, the regional council proposed that the government increases conservation funding significantly.

A. increases conservation funding significantly
B. significantly increased conservation funding
C. would significantly increase conservation funding
D. significantly increase conservation funding
E. increase funding for conservation in a significant manner
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Concerned about its local wildlife, the regional council proposed that the government increases conservation funding significantly.

A. increases conservation funding significantly
B. significantly increased conservation funding
C. would significantly increase conservation funding
D. significantly increase conservation funding
E. increase funding for conservation in a significant manner

The non-underlined portion suggests use of command subjunctive
"bossy verb+that+subject+command subjunctive"

Thus, "proposed that _____ increase" is the correct form. Both, D and E use command subjunctive, but E falters in the last part " in a significant manner"

Answer D.

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New post 31 Aug 2017, 13:11
in SC, there is no pattern to recognize, but grammar issues and idioms to be memorized.

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I knew the answer would be D. But it does seem incorrect. What is conservation funding ? It is ambiguous at best. Althouse, verbose, the correct answer is E both grammatically and in terms of meaning.

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Ans is D

D/E only as in subjunctive simple verb comes
so significantly is adverb and is used before verb increase and which is in D and so is the answer
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