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Founded in 1983, the magazine increased its circulation more than double since then; and its advertising.

(A)...
(B) has since increased its circulation more than double,
(C) has since more than doubled its circulation
(D) since then more than doubled its circulation
(E) more than doubled its circulation since then

I've corrected this sentense. Sorry about that. :oops:

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New post 28 Mar 2005, 12:19
YOUR QUESTION IS IN IMPROPER FORM,,KINDLY UNDERLINE THE CORRECT PART WHICH IS TO BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION.
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New post 28 Mar 2005, 14:03
Tough one. Ideally it should have been

"has since then more than doubled its circulation".

But this option isn't available - closest is C and D.
D omits "has". It almost blanks the time in which the circulation doubled.
C omits "then".
I feel I would go with C.
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New post 28 Mar 2005, 16:02
gotta be "C"...."has since more...." is the correct usage

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New post 28 Mar 2005, 19:17
The QA is C. :lol:

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New post 28 Mar 2005, 23:17
C should be it. The most concise way to put it is exactly 'has since more than doubled....."

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sundarman wrote:
The Answer is D


Hi, we need the present perfect tense because of 'since'.

So, I go for C.

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New post 29 Mar 2005, 13:51
(A)...
Clumsy construction
(B) has since increased its circulation more than double,
more than double, is wong here
(C) has since more than doubled its circulation

My pick, maintains parallelism and has since is appropriate.

(D) since then more than doubled its circulation
since then makes it incorrect
(E) more than doubled its circulation since then
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New post 29 Mar 2005, 15:05
C is the answer. The rule of dumb is that to use present perfect verb form when "since" is used.

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