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The laborers in Saudi Arabia went on strike to protest their being

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The laborers in Saudi Arabia went on strike to protest their being overworked.

A. their being overworked
B. themselves being overworked
C. themselves as overworked
D. their overworking
E. overworking themselves

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I think it's better to take questions only from official and reliable source.
Self made and source-not-specified questions could be disaster to your GMAT preparation.
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Agreed. Official sources are the best, but to be fair, the OA is clearly correct here. The laborers are protesting about the state they are in: they are being overworked. They aren't protesting themselves or the actual working.
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