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The government of Egypt proposes to require bakers to make their bread

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The government of Egypt proposes to require bakers to make their bread 20 percent corn due to wheat being costly there.

(A) due to wheat being costly
(B) because wheat is costly
(C) for the fact of wheat's costliness
(D) as a result of the costliness of wheat
(E) being that wheat is costly
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(A) due to wheat being costly - Incorrect use of being

(B) because wheat is costly - Correct

(C) for the fact of wheat's costliness - Wordy and not a good construction

(D) as a result of the costliness of wheat - Wordy and passive

(E) being that wheat is costly - Same as A

Answer: B
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The government of Egypt proposes to require bakers to make their bread 20 percent corn due to wheat being costly there.

(A) due to wheat being costly
(B) because wheat is costly
(C) for the fact of wheat's costliness
(D) as a result of the costliness of wheat
(E) being that wheat is costly


B is the most concise and no error
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omersanjay wrote:
The government of Egypt proposes to require bakers to make their bread 20 percent corn due to wheat being costly there.

(A) due to wheat being costly
(B) because wheat is costly
(C) for the fact of wheat's costliness
(D) as a result of the costliness of wheat
(E) being that wheat is costly


Easy-peasy, Option B, rest all have incorrect construction or involve the use of "being"
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