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# sulfur dioxide

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16 May 2007, 03:58
Sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to acid rain, is an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the respiratory system’s ability to deal with all other pollutants.

A. an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the respiratory system’s ability to deal
B. an especially serious pollutant because of diminishing the respiratory system’s capability of dealing
C. an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the capability of the respiratory system in dealing
D. a specially serious pollutant because it diminishes the capability of the respiratory system to deal
E. a specially serious pollutant because of diminishing the respiratory system’s ability to deal
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16 May 2007, 04:55
we need to deal here ......so B and C are out.

"because of diminishing "........doesn't seem correct .......so E is out.

Caught b/w A and D.

Will go with A
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16 May 2007, 05:23
Sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to acid rain, is an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the respiratory system’s ability to deal with all other pollutants.

A. an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the respiratory system’s ability to deal
B. an especially serious pollutant because of diminishing the respiratory system’s capability of dealing
C. an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the capability of the respiratory system in dealing
D. a specially serious pollutant because it diminishes the capability of the respiratory system to deal
E. a specially serious pollutant because of diminishing the respiratory system’s ability to deal

B - Wrong ( reason:because of diminishing )
C - Wrong ( reason: dealing )
D & E - wrong ( reason: "a specially" seems to be wrong )
A - Best fit !!

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17 May 2007, 12:33
A
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17 May 2007, 13:08
Balvinder wrote:
Sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to acid rain, is an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the respiratory system’s ability to deal with all other pollutants.

A. an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the respiratory system’s ability to deal
B. an especially serious pollutant because of diminishing the respiratory system’s capability of dealing
C. an especially serious pollutant because it diminishes the capability of the respiratory system in dealing
D. a specially serious pollutant because it diminishes the capability of the respiratory system to deal
E. a specially serious pollutant because of diminishing the respiratory system’s ability to deal

A is good.
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19 May 2007, 03:05
Thanks

OA is A
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15 Jun 2007, 14:23
sidbidus wrote:
we need to deal here ......so B and C are out.

"because of diminishing "........doesn't seem correct .......so E is out.

Caught b/w A and D.

Will go with A

Need further clarification...

Why A rather than C? Why do we need to deal rather than dealing?
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20 Jun 2007, 11:11
bmwhype2 wrote:
sidbidus wrote:
we need to deal here ......so B and C are out.

"because of diminishing "........doesn't seem correct .......so E is out.

Caught b/w A and D.

Will go with A

Need further clarification...

Why A rather than C? Why do we need to deal rather than dealing?

Usage of "ability" in the above SC is correct.
20 Jun 2007, 11:11
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