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During periods of extreme economic volatility, it is easy to mistake an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market.

A. an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market

B. the overall increasing of stock prices as the starting of another bull market

C. overall increasing stock prices for another bull market that is starting

D. an overall increase in stock prices for the start of another bull market

E. an increasing of stock prices as a starting bull market

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SajjadAhmad wrote:
During periods of extreme economic volatility, it is easy to mistake an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market.

A. an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market

B. the overall increasing of stock prices as the starting of another bull market

C. overall increasing stock prices for another bull market that is starting

D. an overall increase in stock prices for the start of another bull market

E. an increasing of stock prices as a starting bull market

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ANSWER IS D.

MISTAKE X FOR Y. NOT AS
YOU WILL BE LEFT WITH C,D
NOW VERB PARALLELISM IN D MAKES IT APPROPRIATE CHOICE
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During periods of extreme economic volatility, it is easy to mistake an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market.

A. an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market --> correct idiom: mistake A for B

B. the overall increasing of stock prices as the starting of another bull market --> same as A

C. overall increasing stock prices for another bull market that is starting --> comparing "stock prices" w/ "bull market"

D. an overall increase in stock prices for the start of another bull market --> correct

E. an increasing of stock prices as a starting bull market --> same as A
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SajjadAhmad wrote:
During periods of extreme economic volatility, it is easy to mistake an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market.

A. an increase in overall stock prices as the start of another bull market

B. the overall increasing of stock prices as the starting of another bull market

C. overall increasing stock prices for another bull market that is starting

D. an overall increase in stock prices for the start of another bull market

E. an increasing of stock prices as a starting bull market

Kudos for best explanation

Any other way to solve it than idioms???
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