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Distinguished architecture requires the expenditure of large

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Distinguished architecture requires the expenditure of large sums of money, even if it is by no means certain that the expenditure of large sums of money produce distinguished architecture.


(A) even if it is by no means certain that the expenditure of large sums of money produce
(B) even if it is by no means certain that the expenditure of large sums of money will produce
(C) even though there is no certainty that the expenditure of money in large sums produces
(D) even though it is by no means certain that the expenditure of large sums of money produces
(E) though there is no certainty as to the expenditure of money in large sums producing

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B for me! [#permalink]

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New post 15 Sep 2005, 16:13
IMO, B fits it best. Even though the first part is in the present, the outcome can be discussed in the future.
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P.S. Not very good at explanations! Still, trying and if someone can explain better, always willing to accept arguments. Thanks!

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New post 15 Sep 2005, 17:15
Correct form is "even though" so eliminate A, B, and E. C is incorrect because it changes the meaning of the sentences. You go from "it's not certain" to "no certainty". D is the answer!
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New post 16 Sep 2005, 02:37
hmm different answers but
the right answer is D.

I'm just wondering why it's not possible to use the
even if instead of even though,

Anybody up for an explanation.

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