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# Corporate Survival

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Director
Joined: 14 Oct 2003
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03 Nov 2005, 21:31
Because of the enormous research and development expenditures required to survive in the electronics industry, an industry marked by rapid innovation and volatile demand, such firms tend to be very large.

A to survive
B of firms to survive
C for surviving
D for survival
E for firm's survival
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Current Student
Joined: 28 Dec 2004
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03 Nov 2005, 21:43
required of whom?

clearly A is unclear...

B well that makes it crystal clear...

B it is..

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Senior Manager
Joined: 07 Jul 2005
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03 Nov 2005, 22:18
We need to have the infinitive form of "survive," i.e. "to survive." Eliminate C, D and E.

B is better tha A because adding in "firms" makes the subordinate clause clear and concise.

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Director
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03 Nov 2005, 22:35
Nice work Bravo is OA.
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"Wow! Brazil is big." â€”George W. Bush, after being shown a map of Brazil by Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brasilia, Brazil, Nov. 6, 2005

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/21/international/asia/21prexy.html

Kudos [?]: 57 [0], given: 0

03 Nov 2005, 22:35
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