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In the DOE Corporation, a larger percentage of the resources

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In the DOE Corporation, a larger percentage of the resources is spent on building data than is spent on the Microbial Genome Program in Genetix Inc.
A. In the DOE Corporation, a larger percentage of the resources is spent on building data than is spent on the Microbial Genome Program in Genetix Inc.

B. In DOE they spend a larger percentage of their resources on building data than Genetix Inc. spends on the Microbial Genome Program.

C. A larger percentage of DOE Corporation’s resources are spent on building data than Genetix Inc. spends on the Microbial Genome Program.

D. DOE spends a larger percentage of resources on building data than spending on the Microbial Genome Program by Genetix Inc.

E. DOE spends a larger percentage of resources on building data than Genetix Inc. spends on the Microbial Genome Program.
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New post 30 Jul 2009, 19:04
it is between D and E ...

for some reason, D sounds better than E ...

IMO D. But I appreciate OE for this question.

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New post 30 Jul 2009, 19:14
IMO E

What is being compared - spending % of resources by the 2 companies on different projects.

E makes the logic work and it sounds crisp.
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New post 30 Jul 2009, 23:15
Agreeing with E
But I've a question:
Kindly someone helps me out
If A would be like this

In the DOE Corporation, a larger percentage of the resources is spent on building data than [color=#000000]that is spent on the Microbial Genome Program in Genetix Inc.[/color]

Would you go for A?
Kindly explain

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New post 30 Jul 2009, 23:56
E IMO

A- lacks something, also passive voice is used while in E active voice is prefered.
B- "they" is plural and can't refer to company
C- parallelism problem ( are spent - spends )
D- same as C ( spends - spending )
E - correct
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