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The recent drop in the prime interest rate probably results from the Federal Reserve Bank's tight money policy and its effect on lending institutions rather than to the drop in the overall rate of inflation

(A) its effect on lending institutions rather than to the drop in the overall
(B) its affect on lending institutions, as opposed to the drop in the overall
(C) it's effect on lending institutions, rather than from the drop in the overall
(D) its effect on lending institutions rather than from the drop in the overall
(E) the effect on lending institutions, rather than to the drop in the overall

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Seems to be D. Results from... From maintains parallelism

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The recent drop in the prime interest rate probably results from the Federal Reserve Bank's tight money policy and its effect on lending institutions rather than to the drop in the overall rate of inflation

(A) its effect on lending institutions rather than to the drop in the overall
(B) its affect on lending institutions, as opposed to the drop in the overall
(C) it's effect on lending institutions, rather than from the drop in the overall
(D) its effect on lending institutions rather than from the drop in the overall
(E) the effect on lending institutions, rather than to the drop in the overall



Why "from the drop" and not "to the drop" ?
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Bunuel wrote:
The recent drop in the prime interest rate probably results from the Federal Reserve Bank's tight money policy and its effect on lending institutions rather than to the drop in the overall rate of inflation

(A) its effect on lending institutions rather than to the drop in the overall
(B) its affect on lending institutions, as opposed to the drop in the overall
(C) it's effect on lending institutions, rather than from the drop in the overall
(D) its effect on lending institutions rather than from the drop in the overall
(E) the effect on lending institutions, rather than to the drop in the overall



Why "from the drop" and not "to the drop" ?


We are considering both Federal tight money and overall.... at the same level and are given same importance
It's like this, in the most miniscule terms.. Water is coming from tap A and not from tap B.

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New post 08 Aug 2019, 00:08
Need to understand the difference between 'it's effect" vs "its effect"
It will be really helpful if you can help me with a definite rule

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