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However much shareholders may agree that the board should

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However much shareholders may agree that the board should immediately remove the current CEO, it is still a widely held belief that such matters should be handled delicately and discreetly so as to minimize the possibility that the company be looked upon unfavorably.

(A) However much shareholders may agree that
(B) Regardless that shareholders agree
(C) Despite the fact that shareholders agree
(D) Even though shareholders may agree
(E) Though there is agreement among shareholders that
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08 Oct 2005, 04:18
GMATT73 wrote:
However much shareholders may agree that the board should immediately remove the current CEO, it is still a widely held belief that such matters should be handled delicately and discreetly so as to minimize the possibility that the company be looked upon unfavorably.

(A) However much shareholders may agree that
(B) Regardless that shareholders agree
(C) Despite the fact that shareholders agree
(D) Even though shareholders may agree
(E) Though there is agreement among shareholders that

B,C and D can be eliminated due to the lack of [b]that [/b].
E is a run-on sentence.
A is my choice. However much means although , doesn't it?
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08 Oct 2005, 05:43
This is A indeed!
More than the idiom, its about the meaning of the sentence.
However much means no matter how strongly you want to.....
No other choice conveys the same meaning.
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08 Oct 2005, 06:17
laxieqv wrote:
rahulraao wrote:
This is A indeed!
More than the idiom, its about the meaning of the sentence.
However much means no matter how strongly you want to.....
No other choice conveys the same meaning.

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08 Oct 2005, 06:32
throw B,C and D out of the window. We need a 'that' for a complete sentence

Though E does not have a grammatical error, we can pick A by going for the most concise choice.

A for me !
08 Oct 2005, 06:32
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