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18 Jan 2006, 08:51
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The environmental protection agency frequently puts mandatory controls on toxic substances that present as little risk as one in a million chances to cause cancer.
b) as little risk as one chance in a million of causing
c) as little risk as one chance in a million that it will cause
d) a risk as little as one chance in a million for causing
e) a risk as little as one chance in a million for it to cause
pls explain answers
Last edited by vic on 18 Jan 2006, 09:25, edited 1 time in total.
But personally, I try to explain. You guys let me know what you think of my line of reasoning...
A) wrong idiom. one in a million chances
b) 'little risk' is correct since little is an adjective to describe the level of risk. Secondly, the idiom should be "risk of causing cancer. not "risk for causing cancer"
c) wrong pronoun
d) and e) as explained in b)