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Of the dozen hybrid automobiles tested, three of the models that used battery power for the conservation of gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon.
(A) for the conservation of gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon
(B) for the conservation of gasoline had 250 miles per gallon
(C) to conserve gasoline got over 250 miles per gallon
(D) to conserve gasoline went at 250 miles per gallon
(E) for conserving gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon

Originally posted by Manang on 21 Dec 2018, 06:58.
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Manang wrote:
Of the dozen hybrid automobiles tested, three of the models that used battery power for the consumption of gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon.

(A) for the consumption of gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon
(B) for the conservation of gasoline had 250 miles per gallon
(C) to conserve gasoline got over 250 miles per gallon
(D) to conserve gasoline went at 250 miles per gallon
(E) for conservation gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon


Meaning Analysis: Out of a dozen automobiles tested, 3 battery powered vehicles tested to prevent gasoline conservation averaged over 250 miles/gallon.

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Abhishek009 Can you explain conservation vs conserving vs to conserve? Sorry there was a typo in question corrected it, your answer and analysis is still valid and correct. Thanks.
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“Used for” - Isn’t the correct idiom compared with “Used to”? Kindly clarify. Thanks!

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to conserve is better than for conservation
and intent is basicaaly that it gives average of more than 250 miles per gallon
C correctly states this
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Manang wrote:
Of the dozen hybrid automobiles tested, three of the models that used battery power for the conservation of gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon.
(A) for the conservation of gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon
(B) for the conservation of gasoline had 250 miles per gallon
(C) to conserve gasoline got over 250 miles per gallon
(D) to conserve gasoline went at 250 miles per gallon
(E) for conserving gasoline went over 250 miles per gallon


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