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# Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica

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Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applications for new houses have gone up by about 14% with most of the growth is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration.

A. is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration
B. coming from asylum seekers rather than immigration increasing
C. is from asylum seekers instead of immigration increases
D. coming from asylum seekers rather than increases in immigration
E. coming from asylum seekers instead of immigration's increasing

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Originally posted by LMP on 08 Jul 2019, 06:37.
Last edited by Bunuel on 08 Jul 2019, 06:39, edited 1 time in total.
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08 Jul 2019, 06:38
LMP wrote:
Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applications for new houses have gone up by about 14% with most of the growth is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration.
A. is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration
B. coming from asylum seekers rather than immigration increasing
C. is from asylum seekers instead of immigration increases
D. coming from asylum seekers rather than increases in immigration
E. coming from asylum seekers instead of immigration's increasing

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1) 'growth coming from' is idiomatic as against 'growth is from'
2) It is the increases in immigration that is being disproved.
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08 Jul 2019, 12:09
LMP wrote:
Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applications for new houses have gone up by about 14% with most of the growth is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration.

A. is from asylum seekers rather than increasing the immigration
B. coming from asylum seekers rather than immigration increasing
C. is from asylum seekers instead of immigration increases
D. coming from asylum seekers rather than increases in immigration
E. coming from asylum seekers instead of immigration's increasing

Correct idiomatic usage is X rather than Y, none but (D) uses it correctly, hence Answer must be (D)
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Re: Switzerland has witnessed a dramatic growth of households; the applica   [#permalink] 08 Jul 2019, 12:09