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The annual cost, that has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's week

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The annual cost, that has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year.

A. The annual cost, that has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year
B. For over a decade, the annual cost of Jane's weekly yoga class has been $3,600.
C. The annual cost, which has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year
D. The costs, which has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600
E. Jane's weekly yoga class costs $3,600, which has not changed in over a decade.

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The annual cost, that has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year.

A. The annual cost, that has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year
B. For over a decade, the annual cost of Jane's weekly yoga class has been $3,600.
C. The annual cost, which has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year
D. The costs, which has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600
E. Jane's weekly yoga class costs $3,600, which has not changed in over a decade.


Using "annual" and "a year" is redundant as they mean the same thing. Thus options A and C are out.

Option D changes the meaning by changing cost to costs.

Option E changes the meaning by removing "annual" or "per year" after 3600$. We do not know whether 3600$ is an annual or bi monthly amount.

Thus, option B is the correct answer.
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The annual cost, that has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year.

A. The annual cost, that has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year
B. For over a decade, the annual cost of Jane's weekly yoga class has been $3,600.
C. The annual cost, which has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600 a year
D. The costs, which has not changed in over a decade, of Jane's weekly yoga class is $3,600
E. Jane's weekly yoga class costs $3,600, which has not changed in over a decade.
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over =
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over can not be used with have done

"in over" dose not exist in english

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over =
in or through a perioud

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over can not be used with have done

"in over" dose not exist in english

time preposition in english is not very hard
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Actually, "in over" is a common word pairing in English. It occurs when the word "over" is modifying a quantifying word:

He has appeared in over 300 movies.

In over five months of studying, I have not missed one Data Sufficiency problem.

She hasn't seen her cousin in over a year.


And that's not counting the popular expression, "He's in over his head." :)
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