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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 [#permalink]

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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 1980â€™s.
(A) The modernization program for the steel mill will cost approximately 51 million dollars, which it is hoped can be completed in the late 1980â€™s.
(B) The modernization program for the steel mill, hopefully completed in the late 1980â€™s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(C) Modernizing the steel mill, hopefully to be completed in the late 1980â€™s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(D) The program for modernizing the steel mill, which can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980â€™s and cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(E) Modernizing the steel mill, a program that can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980â€™s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.

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Re: SC - Steel mill modernization program [#permalink]

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27 Dec 2006, 18:16
asaf wrote:
The modernization program for the steel mill will cost approximately 51 million dollars, which it is hoped can be completed in the late 1980â€™s.
(A) The modernization program for the steel mill will cost approximately 51 million dollars, which it is hoped can be completed in the late 1980â€™s.
(B) The modernization program for the steel mill, hopefully completed in the late 1980â€™s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(C) Modernizing the steel mill, hopefully to be completed in the late 1980â€™s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(D) The program for modernizing the steel mill, which can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980â€™s and cost approximately 51 million dollars.
(E) Modernizing the steel mill, a program that can, it is hoped, be completed in the late 1980â€™s, will cost approximately 51 million dollars.

E. agree with hopefully but D is still incomplete.

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27 Dec 2006, 21:38
which in D is incorrect

C is incorrect because it uses hopefully.

hopefully is not a recognized word by many good grammarians

E it is for correct usage of modifiers
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28 Dec 2006, 00:08
AimHigher, you're right. Now that i look back at it, "hopefully" does look awkward.

Do you now of sentences in which "hopefully" can be used correctly?

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28 Dec 2006, 08:12
khaos wrote:
AimHigher, you're right. Now that i look back at it, "hopefully" does look awkward.

Do you now of sentences in which "hopefully" can be used correctly?

I remember reading it somewhere the use of 'hopefully' in GMAT almost alwyas wrong. Someone can correct me if they know differntly.

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30 Dec 2006, 22:34
OA is E.

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30 Dec 2006, 23:20
E strikes me as the worst of the bunch--awful flow with all those clauses + a passive verb.

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