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# During the 1980s it became clear that soliciting private

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During the 1980s it became clear that soliciting private funds was far more efficient for environmentalists who sought financial aid than to go to state or federal agencies.

(A) that soliciting private funds was far more efficient for environmentalists who sought financial aid
(B) that for environmentalists who sought financial aid, it was far more efficient to solicit private funds
(C) that for environmentalists seeking financial aid, private organizations were far more efficient to go to
(D) for environmentalists seeking financial aid, going to private organizations was far more efficient
(E) for environmentalists who sought financial aid, private organizations were far more efficient

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16 Aug 2004, 22:52
Although I had doubts after reading 'It', I would still go with B.
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17 Aug 2004, 02:43
Yes, OA is B!
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08 Jul 2011, 22:50
+1 B

Although it has some problems.
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09 Jul 2011, 10:43
Can someone explain me what part of the sentence the comma is used for? it breaks the sentence for no reason. (talking mostly about b)

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18 Oct 2013, 10:54
TIANMU wrote:
During the 1980s it became clear that soliciting private funds was far more efficient for environmentalists who sought financial aid than to go to state or federal agencies.

(A) that soliciting private funds was far more efficient for environmentalists who sought financial aid
(B) that for environmentalists who sought financial aid, it was far more efficient to solicit private funds
(C) that for environmentalists seeking financial aid, private organizations were far more efficient to go to
(D) for environmentalists seeking financial aid, going to private organizations was far more efficient
(E) for environmentalists who sought financial aid, private organizations were far more efficient

OA will be followed. Thank you!

Let me try to explain this one. Ok, here we go.
First of all. We need clear THAT. So D and E are out ROTB. Now, let's check out ABC, mind you? So first take a look at the off-phrase. It seems as we are making a comparison here. So we want it to be parallel right? So this part environentalists who sought financial aid should be in the front, and then have the other part of the sentence later so the comparison can be more appropiately? Do I explain myself clearly?
Check out answer chouce B, that for the E who sought FA, it was far more eff to SPV than to go. Here in bold is the parallelism we want. Note that the first part was taken out of the way.
So here B is our right answer

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20 Feb 2014, 09:52
metallicafan wrote:
+1 B

Although it has some problems.

@metallicafan Would you please elaborate what other problems might B have instead of merely stating such?
These posts don't add any value

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