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Proposing that inordinate government spending was causative of the hig

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Proposing that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit, the president presented a budget that maintained relatively high defense expenditures while it reduced funding for certain social programs which, the administration argued, were receiving sufficient support from the private sector.


A. Proposing that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit, the president presented a budget

B. Proposing that government spending causes deficits, the president presented a budget

C. With a proposal that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit, the president presented a budget

D. The president presented a budget proposal that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit

E. Proposing that inordinate government spending caused the high deficit, the president presented a budget


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Originally posted by s55day on 15 Sep 2018, 16:39.
Last edited by Bunuel on 16 Sep 2018, 00:44, edited 1 time in total.
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s55day wrote:
Proposing that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit, the president presented a budget that maintained relatively high defense expenditures while it reduced funding for certain social programs which, the administration argued, were receiving sufficient support from the private sector.


A. Proposing that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit, the president presented a budget

B. Proposing that government spending causes deficits, the president presented a budget

C. With a proposal that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit, the president presented a budget

D. The president presented a budget proposal that inordinate government spending was causative of the high deficit

E. Proposing that inordinate government spending caused the high deficit, the president presented a budget


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I made a hasty decision that cost me a correct answer by choosing A.
Correct answer is E because it's essentially the same as A, correctly modifies the president but in a less wordy manner.
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