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Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions approved

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Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions
approved by the board of directors at its May meeting
will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company
paper.

(A) Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other
actions approved by the board of directors at
its May meeting will be reported in the July
15 issue of the company paper.
(B) Promotions, retirements, and other actions
which have been approved at the May meeting
of the board of directors along with deaths,
with be reported in the July 15 issue of the
company paper.
(C) To be reported in the July 15 issue of the
company paper are the promotions, retirements,
deaths, and other actions which were approved at
the board of directors' May meeting.
(D) Meeting in May, the promotions, retirements,
and other actions approved by the board of
directors, including obituaries, will be reported
in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
(E) The July 15 issue of the company paper will
report on promotions, retirements, and other
actions approved by the board of directors at
its May meeting; the paper will also include
obituaries.

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30 Aug 2003, 13:18
one vote for E... it is the only option where deaths do not seem to have been approved

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30 Aug 2003, 15:06
Agreed. E is the only correct answer. The others are poorly worded and of course, one does not approve a death!

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24 Sep 2008, 11:20
elmagnifico wrote:
what is wrong with B

As such nothing is wrong with B, but we should prefer active voice over passive voice. So pick E.

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24 Sep 2008, 15:11
jatinrai wrote:
elmagnifico wrote:
what is wrong with B

As such nothing is wrong with B, but we should prefer active voice over passive voice. So pick E.

approve deaths by board of directors is funny ..

A,B,C are out.. approving deaths --wrong

D is out -- changes the meaning.. Meeting in May will also be reported in the july issue.

E is good.
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26 Sep 2008, 05:19
Scary question.

I read it as "Promotions", "retirements", "deaths", and "other actions
approved by the board of directors at its May meeting"
will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company
paper----- and chose A as the correct answer.

But, now I see what is wrong in my reading.

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Re: SC: PROMOTIONS   [#permalink] 26 Sep 2008, 05:19
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