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# The earnings of women are well below that of men in spite of

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27 May 2009, 22:22
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The earnings of women are well below that of men in spite of educational differences that are diminishing between the sexes.

A. well below that of men in spite of educational differences that are diminishing

B. much below that of mens despite educational differences diminishing

C. much below men in spite of diminishing educational differences

D. well below those of men in spite of diminishing educational differences

E. below mens despite their educational differences that are diminishing
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28 May 2009, 03:03
D for compraing earnings of women with earnings of men, rather than comparing directly with men.

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28 May 2009, 04:18
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The earnings of women are well below that of men in spite of educational differences that are diminishing between the sexes.
A. well below that of men in spite of educational differences that are diminishing wordy
B. much below that of mens despite educational differences diminishing
C. much below men in spite of diminishing educational differences comparing earnings with men
D. well below those of men in spite of diminishing educational differences right one
E. below mens despite their educational differences that are diminishing the same as for (C)

IMHO, (D)

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03 Jan 2011, 11:20
D for comparing earnings of women with earnings of men, rather than comparing directly with men.

agreed D

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14 Jul 2011, 15:44
nightwing79 wrote:
The earnings of women are well below that of men in spite of educational differences that are diminishing between the sexes.

A. well below that of men in spite of educational differences that are diminishing

B. much below that of mens despite educational differences diminishing

C. much below men in spite of diminishing educational differences

D. well below those of men in spite of diminishing educational differences

E. below mens despite their educational differences that are diminishing

A, C and E compares the earnings of women with men which is wrong.
Between B and D, "those" is the correct one - so D.

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Re: Earnings   [#permalink] 14 Jul 2011, 15:44
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