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# More and more in recent years, cities are stressing the arts

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More and more in recent years, cities are stressing the arts [#permalink]

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More and more in recent years, cities are stressing the arts as a means to greater economic development and investing millions of dollars in cultural activities, despite strained municipal budgets and fading federal support.

(A) to greater economic development and investing
(B) to greater development economically and investing
(C) of greater economic development and invest
(D) of greater development economically and invest
(E) for greater economic development and the investment of

'Means to' is correct or 'Means of'?
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02 Jul 2007, 23:38
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gkslko101 wrote:
More and more in recent years, cities are stressing the arts as a means to greater economic development and investing millions of dollars in cultural activities, despite strained municipal budgets and fading federal support.

(A) to greater economic development and investing
(B) to greater development economically and investing
(C) of greater economic development and invest
(D) of greater development economically and invest
(E) for greater economic development and the investment of

'Means to' is correct or 'Means of'?

A - best. cities are investing. other options changes the meaning.
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02 Jul 2007, 23:47
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gkslko101 wrote:
More and more in recent years, cities are stressing the arts as a means to greater economic development and investing millions of dollars in cultural activities, despite strained municipal budgets and fading federal support.

(A) to greater economic development and investing
(B) to greater development economically and investing
(C) of greater economic development and invest
(D) of greater development economically and invest
(E) for greater economic development and the investment of

'Means to' is correct or 'Means of'?

A. for llism: cities are stressing and investing
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30 Jan 2008, 06:43
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buzzgaurav wrote:
dahcrap wrote:
Just curious Shouldnt it be and are investing ?

A here as well.
"cities are doing X and Y"

This is not what dahcrap asked. He was asking whether it's proper to say:

"cities are x-ing and y-ing"

does anyone know?
Re:   [#permalink] 30 Jan 2008, 06:43
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