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# The modernization program for the steel mill will cost

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The modernization program for the steel mill will cost approximately 51 million dollars, which it is hoped can be completed in the late 1980's.

A) same as above
B) The modernization program for the steel mill, hopefully completed in the late 1980's, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
C)
D)
E) Modernizing the steel mill, a program that can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980's, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.

Do you think which choice is correct?

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03 Jun 2003, 00:12
goal925 wrote:
The modernization program for the steel mill will cost approximately 51 million dollars, which it is hoped can be completed in the late 1980's.

A) same as above
B) The modernization program for the steel mill, hopefully completed in the late 1980's, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
C)
D)
E) Modernizing the steel mill, a program that can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980's, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.

Do you think which choice is correct?

I voted for E.
"helpfully" always is wrong on GMAT.

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03 Jun 2003, 06:17
B
hopefully completed in the 1980's modifies steel mill.

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11 Jun 2010, 08:30
Although I vote for E, I haven't seen such a forbidden sentence with so many commas. The author must be drunk while writing it

E for me.

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11 Jun 2010, 08:33
haa haa... good one! IMO E as well..
Wonder what happened to the other 2 choices.. it is possible that one of them was right!?

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11 Jun 2010, 09:20
No. E is the OA.

Btw, good joke NUS-Mavrick
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19 Jun 2010, 15:56
hopefully is almost always wrong on GMAT.

E for me.

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