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# GMAT prep- World Bank

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Manager
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14 Jan 2009, 10:19
The 151 member governments of the World Bank are expected to increase the bank’s funding by \$175 billion, though some United States legislators cite an obstacle to congressional passage being the concern that the bank’s loans will help foreign producers compete with American businesses.
A. an obstacle to congressional passage being the concern
B. a concern as an obstacle to congressional passage
C. as an obstacle to congressional passage the concern
D. the concern, an obstacle to congressional passage
E. as an obstacle for Congress to pass it the concern
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14 Jan 2009, 11:24
IMO D.
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14 Jan 2009, 11:52
IMO B.....
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14 Jan 2009, 12:38
C.
What is OA?
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14 Jan 2009, 20:35
C for me.
Manager
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14 Jan 2009, 21:53
The OA is C.
Can anyone explain this?
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15 Jan 2009, 10:02
Can sum1 explain how ans is C. I thought it was D
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15 Jan 2009, 10:32
sandipchowdhury wrote:
The OA is C.
Can anyone explain this?
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15 Jan 2009, 10:54
I think the answer revolves around the use of the idiom XY and less wordiness.

Thus,

X (as an obstacle to congressional passage) Y (the concern)

Not sure.
Re: GMAT prep- World Bank   [#permalink] 15 Jan 2009, 10:54
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