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# Following the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger,

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Following the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, investigators concluded that many key people employed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and its contractors work an excessive amount of overtime that has the potential of causing errors in judgment.

(A) overtime that has the potential of causing
(B) overtime that has the potential to cause
(C) overtime that potentially can cause
(D) overtime, a practice that has the potential for causing
(E) overtime, a practice that can, potentially, cause

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23 Jun 2009, 02:09
C IMO, sounds clear and concise without errors
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23 Jun 2009, 04:31
I'll vote for E.

A, B and C are out for using "that" which is modifying "overtime". Its not overtime which causes errors. Its basically the practice of "working an excessive amount of overtime" which is causing errors.

Out of D and E, E is precise and clear. In D "for causing" sounds awkward.
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23 Jun 2009, 05:20
bigoyal wrote:
I'll vote for E.

A, B and C are out for using "that" which is modifying "overtime". Its not overtime which causes errors. Its basically the practice of "working an excessive amount of overtime" which is causing errors.

Out of D and E, E is precise and clear. In D "for causing" sounds awkward.

Hmm... you're right dammit, I know this rule, but it slipped anyway
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23 Jun 2009, 11:09
I think that is correctly modifying overtime...
Whats the OA?
IMO C BTW

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