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Jamieson's proposal was rejected for several reasons, the

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Jamieson's proposal was rejected for several reasons, the chief among which was cost.

(A) the chief among which was cost
(B) among which the chief was its cost
(C) the main one was cost
(D) the chief reason of which was its cost
(E) the chief of which was cost

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I am having a tough time explaining my rationale :( It has to be between A & E. E does it using of and conveys the same meaning. I have always used of to point out one out of more than 2. We generally say best of the lot. best among the lot?? Similar lines..

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New post 27 Oct 2008, 22:07
I would go for D which includes a possessive pronoun referring to the possessive noun Jamie's Proposal.

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New post 29 Oct 2008, 08:47
isn't the correct use of "among" suppose to be between 2 choices?

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