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# Sales of beauty creams increased in the early 1990s, but they began

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Sales of beauty creams increased in the early 1990s, but they began to fall again after the 1998 report that linked the excessive usage of creams, and particularly of fairness creams, with an increased risk of skin disease.

they began to fall again after the 1998 report that linked excessive usage of creams, and particularly of fairness creams, with an increased risk of skin disease
after the 1998 report that linked an increased risk of skin disease with excessive usage of creams, particularly fairness creams, they began falling again
in a 1998 report, excessive usage of creams, and particularly of fairness creams, which was linked with an increased risk of skin disease, caused them to fall again.
with an increased risk of skin disease linked in a 1998 report with excessive usage of creams, in particular fairness creams, they began falling again
with an increased risk of skin disease linked to excessive usage of creams in a 1998 report, and in particular fairness creams, made them fall again

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02 Oct 2017, 07:07
isn't "particularly" an adverb?
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29 Mar 2018, 14:04
I don't agree with A because of ", and" a comma and a conjunction (FANBOYS) introduce a related independent clause. However, the following sentence after ", and" cannot stand as an independent clause.
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# Sales of beauty creams increased in the early 1990s, but they began

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