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# During the 1980s approximately \$50 billion in private

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During the 1980s approximately \$50 billion in private [#permalink]

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During the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added to the strain on the country’s debt-ridden economy.

(A) During the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added
(B) During the 1980’s it is estimated that approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico and added
(C) It is estimated that there was approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital that left Mexico during the 1980’s and added
(D) It is estimated that during the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico, adding
(E) Approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated as having left Mexico during the 1980’s, adding
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02 Nov 2009, 11:23
abhi758 wrote:
During the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added to the strain on the country’s debt-ridden economy.

(A) During the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added
(B) During the 1980’s it is estimated that approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico and added
(C) It is estimated that there was approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital that left Mexico during the 1980’s and added
(D) It is estimated that during the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico, adding
(E) Approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated as having left Mexico during the 1980’s, adding

2 idioms - estimated..to be OR estimated that

A & E - out

B,C,D - "and added" is incorrectly used. So, D

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22 Apr 2010, 03:09
OA is D, but as per Manhattan SC, "It is...that" is a wrong construcion.
Can anybody shed some light?
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21 Mar 2017, 02:46
During the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added to the strain on the country’s debt-ridden economy.

(A) During the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated to have left Mexico and added --> Looks like estimation was done in 1980. Illogical
(B) During the 1980’s it is estimated that approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico and added --> Same as A
(C) It is estimated that there was approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital that left Mexico during the 1980’s and added --> Investment left and investment added. ILLOGICAL
(D) It is estimated that during the 1980’s approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital left Mexico, adding
(E) Approximately \$50 billion in private investment capital is estimated as having left Mexico during the 1980’s, adding --> Same as A and I hate Having.
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Re: During the 1980s approximately \$50 billion in private   [#permalink] 21 Mar 2017, 02:46
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