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# The airline industry is cutting its lowest discount fares

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The airline industry is cutting its lowest discount fares more widely, more substantially, and earlier this year than it normally does at the end of the summer, a time during which travel usuallydecreases and the industry uses some lower fares for the attraction of passengers.

(A) during which travel usually decreases and the industry uses some lower fares for the attraction of
(B) during which travel usually decreases and therefore the industry will use some lower fares for the attraction of
(C) in which travel usually decreases and in which the industry therefore uses some lower fares attracting
(D) when travel usually decreases and the industry uses some lower fares to attract
(E) when travel usually decreases and therefore the industry will use lower fares for the attraction of
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06 Apr 2005, 23:01
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D. when and to attract are correct.

Agree with D - though "time when" is redundant, D is the best of in the land of the blind!
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07 Apr 2005, 09:27
"D".....Vithal, can u explain how the sentence cud stand without the susage of "a time when", not sure I see any redundancy here. Thx !
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07 Apr 2005, 11:11
My choice is D. The other part of the passage "to attract" was the hint that helps too.
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07 Apr 2005, 11:56
I pick D because it's concise. But I do see "when" is suspious because "when" implies what really happened. I believe "in which" is better here since it describes a situation.
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07 Apr 2005, 18:19
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I pick D because it's concise. But I do see "when" is suspious because "when" implies what really happened. I believe "in which" is better here since it describes a situation.

"time" is best expressed by "when"

"in which" in place of "when" doesn't seem appropiate here.
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07 Apr 2005, 18:33
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The airline industry is cutting its lowest discount fares more widely, more substantially, and earlier this year than it normally does at the end of the summer, a time during which travel usuallydecreases and the industry uses some lower fares for the attraction of passengers.

(A) during which travel usually decreases and the industry uses some lower fares for the attraction of
(B) during which travel usually decreases and therefore the industry will use some lower fares for the attraction of
(C) in which travel usually decreases and in which the industry therefore uses some lower fares attracting
(D) when travel usually decreases and the industry uses some lower fares to attract
(E) when travel usually decreases and therefore the industry will use lower fares for the attraction of

D it is.

when is better than during which
use ...to is idiomatic.
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08 Apr 2005, 23:29
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"D".....Vithal, can u explain how the sentence cud stand without the susage of "a time when", not sure I see any redundancy here. Thx !

I think that "time when" is redundant - when would suffice to say something happenned in Summer - please correct me if I am wrong
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08 Apr 2005, 23:51
The airline industry is cutting its lowest discount fares more widely, more substantially, and earlier this year than it normally does at the end of the summer, a time during which travel usually decreases and the industry uses some lower fares for the attraction of passengers.

(B) during which travel usually decreases and therefore the industry will use some lower fares for the attraction of
(C) in which travel usually decreases and in which the industry therefore uses some lower fares attracting
(D) when travel usually decreases and the industry uses some lower fares to attract
(E) when travel usually decreases and therefore the industry will use lower fares for the attraction of

I choose D. "a time when" sounds right. Also, "travel... decreases" and "the industry uses" sounds parallel.
(A) and (B) a time during which sounds wordy.
(D)'s and (E)'s "when" is better than (C)'s "in which".
(E) "... therefore etc." sounds wordy.
08 Apr 2005, 23:51
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