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# The science of economics, which for four decades was

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The science of economics, which for four decades was dominated by Keynesians, who at first stressed the governmentâ€™s role in stimulating the economy, but who were ultimately led away from solutions based on government intervention.

(A) economics, which for four decades was
(B) economics that was to be
(C) economics, one which has, for four decades, been
(D) economics is one that for four decades has been
(E) economics, for four decades, is one that was

OA will follow. Thank you!

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22 Aug 2004, 14:58
Wren wrote:
D.

Yes, you are right, Bart! OA is D.
Whould you tell me how did you pick it up?

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23 Aug 2004, 07:14
Between E and D,

E is wrong because the phrase " for four decades " doesnt explain anything about 'economic', rather I would say it is wrongly positioned. so E is eliminated.

D is the solution.

A B C can be easily proved wrong. Thanks

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23 Aug 2004, 13:15
D should be it. Here is a link for some more explanation
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=7466
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24 Aug 2004, 17:13
I will go with E.

In B, C, and D, the tense is clearly wrong.
In A the tense is correct but the overall sentence is itself wrong.

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24 Aug 2004, 18:07
NM wrote:
I will go with E.

In B, C, and D, the tense is clearly wrong.
In A the tense is correct but the overall sentence is itself wrong.

Hey NM, OA means Official Answer.
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Yes, you are right, Bart! OA is D.
Whould you tell me how did you pick it up?

Answer was already posted by tianmu and I would suggest you to read on the link I previously posted to have more explanation as to why E is wrong
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