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# The American Medical Association has argued that the rapidly

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The American Medical Association has argued that the rapidly rising costs associated with malpractice litigation are driving doctors from the profession and that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums under control.

A. that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums

B. that reform of the tort system is imperative if malpractice insurance premiums are to be brought

C. that reform of the tort system is imperative to bring malpractice insurance premiums

D. reform of the tort system is necessary in bringing malpractice insurance premiums

E. the tort system needs to be reformed so that malpractice insurance premiums are brought

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09 May 2008, 05:47
C

The sentence structure is:
argued that X ...and that Y

This rules out D and E.

A. that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums
Should be to bring

B. that reform of the tort system is imperative if malpractice insurance premiums are to be brought

C. that reform of the tort system is imperative to bring malpractice insurance premiums
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09 May 2008, 06:08
bsd_lover wrote:
The American Medical Association has argued that the rapidly rising costs associated with malpractice litigation are driving doctors from the profession and that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums under control.

A. that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums

B. that reform of the tort system is imperative if malpractice insurance premiums are to be brought

C. that reform of the tort system is imperative to bring malpractice insurance premiums

D. reform of the tort system is necessary in bringing malpractice insurance premiums

E. the tort system needs to be reformed so that malpractice insurance premiums are brought

C
"imperative to" is correct in my opinion. Eliminate A, B
In D, it sounds like the there is cost associated with "reform of the tort system"
Same in E, it sounds like there s cost associated with "the tort system"

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09 May 2008, 06:36
C Agree.
that...that + Idiom (imperative to) Thanks

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09 May 2008, 07:45
The American Medical Association has argued that the rapidly rising costs associated with malpractice litigation are driving doctors from the profession and that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums under control.

A. that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums

B. that reform of the tort system is imperative if malpractice insurance premiums are to be brought

C. that reform of the tort system is imperative to bring malpractice insurance premiums

D. reform of the tort system is necessary in bringing malpractice insurance premiums

E. the tort system needs to be reformed so that malpractice insurance premiums are brought

Here in this question that the rapidly...............That reforms so this keeps the sentence parallel,so for is incorrect.
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09 May 2008, 13:06
D & E are out for ||ism issues - AMA argued that X and that Y. Between A & C, my pick is C.

bsd_lover wrote:
The American Medical Association has argued that the rapidly rising costs associated with malpractice litigation are driving doctors from the profession and that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums under control.

A. that reform of the tort system is imperative for bringing malpractice insurance premiums
>> ??
B. that reform of the tort system is imperative if malpractice insurance premiums are to be brought

C. that reform of the tort system is imperative to bring malpractice insurance premiums

D. reform of the tort system is necessary in bringing malpractice insurance premiums

E. the tort system needs to be reformed so that malpractice insurance premiums are brought

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10 May 2008, 01:43
OA is C.

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