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One idea for pension reform was to disallow payments for

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30 Aug 2006, 05:14
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One idea for pension reform was to disallow payments for those with a certain level of income; although the idea was rejected, citizens can choose to refuse pension payments in place of private sources of income, whether derived by pension funds or personal savings, if they want.

(A) in place of private sources of income, whether derived by pension funds or personal savings
(B) in lieu of private sources of income, whether derived from pension funds or personal savings
(C) for private sources of income, whether derived from pension funds or personal savings
(D) instead of private sources of income, derived either from pension funds or personal savings
(E) rather than private sources of income, whether derived from pension funds or personal savings

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30 Aug 2006, 07:04
Looks like C.

1. refused X for Y
2. derived from X or Y
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30 Aug 2006, 07:18
Looks like C for using the grammar rules, but B sounds pretty good to me too.

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30 Aug 2006, 08:19
caught between C and E.

C is better one.

refused X for Y.

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30 Aug 2006, 08:27
ps_dahiya wrote:
Looks like C.

1. refused X for Y
2. derived from X or Y

Yup for the same reasons. C for me as well

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30 Aug 2006, 14:56
Am going to go with C, although I feel the right option would be "in favor of".

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31 Aug 2006, 04:21
sperinko wrote:
Why is (B) Wrong ?

I guess only bcos for does the work in 1 word what in lieu of does in 3 words...

That's the only diff I see...

Going for C here....

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31 Aug 2006, 09:11
sperinko wrote:
Why is (B) Wrong ?

(C) is the OA because it is slightly more concise. Splitting hairs on this one!

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