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# Corporate finance committees do not plan the detailed

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Corporate finance committees do not plan the detailed activities of the various divisions in a large firm, but by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand.
a) by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand
b) when they allocate investment funds, they make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
c) they make strategic judgements on where the firm should expand when they allocate investment funds
d) by allocating investment funds, they will make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
e) allocations of investments fund as to where the firm should expand are their exercise in strategic judgement

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04 Mar 2007, 10:59
For me it was a choice between A and C. I am going for A. C is close, but seems to change the meaning of the sentence.

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04 Mar 2007, 12:52
I think C is a run-on sentence.

A does the trick (with "but" acting as a conjunction?)

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04 Mar 2007, 20:44
kumarajeet06 wrote:
Corporate finance committees do not plan the detailed activities of the various divisions in a large firm, but by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand.
a) by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand
b) when they allocate investment funds, they make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
c) they make strategic judgements on where the firm should expand when they allocate investment funds
d) by allocating investment funds, they will make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
e) allocations of investments fund as to where the firm should expand are their exercise in strategic judgement

Quick question: The sentence has 'but' highlighted, but answer choice A does not have a 'but' in it. Is 'but' part of the underlined section or not?

With 'but' as part of the underlined section: Choice A
With 'but' not part of the underlined section: Choice C.

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04 Mar 2007, 23:27
(A)

Without "but" all other options create run-on sentences.
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07 Mar 2007, 10:00
I think the second "they" in C is ambiguous

im going with A

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