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# Some State Department officials hope to end the border skirmish by bar

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Some State Department officials hope to end the border skirmish by bargaining with the new dictator, others by proposing imposing stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others by demanding that NATO launch a full-scale invasion.

A. by proposing imposing stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others by demanding

B. by proposing the imposition of stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others demand

C. propose imposing stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others are demanding

D. are proposing the stiff imposition of economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others are demanding

E. propose the stiff imposition of economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others demand

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Some State Department officials hope to end the border skirmish by bargaining with the new dictator, others by proposing imposing stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others by demanding that NATO launch a full-scale invasion.

A. by proposing imposing stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others by demanding

B. by proposing the imposition of stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others demand

C. propose imposing stiff economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others are demanding

D. are proposing the stiff imposition of economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others are demanding

E. propose the stiff imposition of economic sanctions on the country’s exports, and still others demand

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IMO A
'by' is parallel in option A...
by bargaining...by proposing.... by demanding
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