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The decision by one of the nationâ€™s largest banks to admit to $3 billion in potential losses on foreign loans could mean less lending by commercial banks to developing countries and increasing the pressure on multigovernment lenders to supply the funds. (A) increasing the pressure (B) the increasing pressure (C) increased pressure (D) the pressure increased (E) the pressure increasing If you have any questions you can ask an expert New! SVP Joined: 08 Nov 2006 Posts: 1559 Location: Ann Arbor Schools: Ross '10 Followers: 14 Kudos [?]: 191 [0], given: 1 ### Show Tags 14 Apr 2007, 23:45 Rules of parallelism require less lending... increased pressure. C is the correct answer. Manager Joined: 25 Mar 2007 Posts: 82 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2007, 02:53 I too invoke parallelism - clear C for me Senior Manager Joined: 01 Jan 2007 Posts: 325 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 24 [0], given: 0 Re: SC: Decision of the bank [#permalink] ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2007, 03:40 Whatever wrote: The decision by one of the nationâ€™s largest banks to admit to$3 billion in potential losses on foreign loans could mean less lending by commercial banks to developing countries and increasing the pressure on multigovernment lenders to supply the funds.
(A) increasing the pressure
(B) the increasing pressure
(C) increased pressure
(D) the pressure increased
(E) the pressure increasing

Less lending.... and increasing the pressure . So answere is A

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15 Apr 2007, 04:23
Javed,

lending is not parallel with increasing. Because lending is noun here and increasing is verb.

C
is the answer as lending (noun) is parallel with pressure (noun).
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15 Apr 2007, 10:05
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The decision by one of the nationâ€™s largest banks to admit to $3 billion in potential losses on foreign loans could mean less lending by commercial banks to developing countries and increasing the pressure on multigovernment lenders to supply the funds. (A) increasing the pressure (B) the increasing pressure (C) increased pressure (D) the pressure increased (E) the pressure increasing C! less lending, increased pressure for parallelism Manager Joined: 03 Sep 2006 Posts: 233 Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 0 ### Show Tags 15 Apr 2007, 16:00 OA is C. Thanks a lot to Rakesh.id' explanation, I also fell in a trap with A. Senior Manager Joined: 07 Sep 2010 Posts: 336 Followers: 6 Kudos [?]: 685 [0], given: 136 Re: The decision by one of the nations largest banks to admit to [#permalink] ### Show Tags 19 Apr 2013, 01:34 Whatever wrote: The decision by one of the nationâ€™s largest banks to admit to$3 billion in potential losses on foreign loans could mean less lending by commercial banks to developing countries and increasing the pressure on multigovernment lenders to supply the funds.
(A) increasing the pressure
(B) the increasing pressure
(C) increased pressure
(D) the pressure increased
(E) the pressure increasing

Hi Experts,

Can someone help me in cracking this question from meaning perspective as in how every option changes the meaning of the sentence. I know, we can crack it from Parallelism perspective, however, I would like to analyze the change in meanings.

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