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Despite exhortations from Republicans and conservative Democrats that he use savings from budget cuts to shrink the federal deficit, President Clinton initially favored the use of the first windfall from cutting the federal budget for investing in infrastructure

(A) the use of the first windfall from cutting the federal budget for investing
(B) the use of the first windfall from cuts to the federal budget for investing
(C) that they use the first windfall from federal budget cuts for the investment
(D) using the first windfall from cuts of the federal budget for the investing in
(E) using the first windfall from federal budget cuts for investment

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18 Oct 2005, 12:31
kimmyg, Q is not clear. can you please post the corrected one?
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18 Oct 2005, 12:47
I cannot understand thsi question. It need some repair.
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19 Oct 2005, 09:58
Question reads fine now. Looks like a straight E.
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19 Oct 2005, 10:13
yup E for me too....

windfal from budget cuts to be used on infrastructure...

kind of an idiom...
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19 Oct 2005, 11:29
Another E.

Using is the correct word for the sentence.
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19 Oct 2005, 15:11
I will go with E
2/3 split
D is worse, so E remains
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19 Oct 2005, 17:53
(B) 'from cuts to the federal budget' lacks clarity
(C) 'they' has no clear referent
(D) 'windfall from cuts of the federal budget' lack clarity

Both A and E looks alright, but I'll take E for simply being more concise.
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19 Oct 2005, 19:04
E is good. budget cuts in E is coreect expression.
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20 Oct 2005, 04:14
OA is E

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20 Oct 2005, 04:14
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