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I am still scratching my head over this one.....

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I am still scratching my head over this one.....

Researchers discovered that the failure of legislation passed in 1936 in France to improve the working conditions of bakers was due more to the fear that large conglomerates would gain footholds in small communities than to any inherent problem in the legislation.

more to the fear that large conglomerates could gain footholds in small communities than to any

to the fear that large conglomerates could gain footholds in small communities than to any

because of the fear that large conglomerates could gain footholds in small communities and also because there were

more to fearing that large conglomerates could gain footholds in small communities than any

because there was more of a fear that large conglomerates could gain footholds in small communities than to any

OA will be revealed in 12 hrs...

on another note....How many of you have gotten more than 2 bold face questions on PowerPrep? I just took mine, I got 2 ...in OG (10th edition) I only see 1 BF CR question...I wonder where the 2nd bold face came from?

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27 Jul 2005, 19:15
The choice is between A and B.

C,D, E are all wrong.. because of redundancy of due and because...
And E changes the meaning of the sentence. In E, due is used as a verb rather than an infinitive.

I will go with B.

A again tries to use due as a verb.

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27 Jul 2005, 19:19
close but no cigar...

riteshgupta1 wrote:
The choice is between A and B.

C,D, E are all wrong.. because of redundancy of due and because...
And E changes the meaning of the sentence. In E, due is used as a verb rather than an infinitive.

I will go with B.

A again tries to use due as a verb.

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27 Jul 2005, 20:54
I would choose A for this question...cant find anything wrong..
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27 Jul 2005, 21:14
A.

B is not correct because it has "than" but we need comaritives such as more, larger, greater, longer etc to make the proper use of than. so B cannot be correct. all other choices are obviously wrong.

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28 Jul 2005, 07:49
Why I picked B is because DUE seems to act like an verb.

But I would accept A as an OA...

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28 Jul 2005, 08:00
OA is A...

and yes "than" made all the difference...

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