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The stock market collapse of 1929 had far reaching

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The stock market collapse of 1929 had far reaching consequences for the national economy, causing a nationwide collapse in home values, putting millions out of work, and by erasing the investment savings of one fifth of the population.

A. and by erasing
B. and erasing
C. and having erased
D. and erased
E. by erasing

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New post 10 Oct 2012, 19:24
causing , putting and erasing should be parallel.
In A 'by' is incorrect so only left is B
IMO B
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Answer is B

in parallelism make sure
first prallel element set rules to make parallel others in sentence
eg:- in this one
causing....,putting...
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The stock market collapse of 1929 had far reaching consequences for the national economy, causing a nationwide collapse in home values, putting millions out of work, and by erasing the investment savings of one fifth of the population.

A. and by erasing
B. and erasing
C. and having erased
D. and erased
E. by erasing



we have a list here so the last item needs and "and"
erasing is parallel to the rest of the list -

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kingb wrote:
The stock market collapse of 1929 had far reaching consequences for the national economy, causing a nationwide collapse in home values, putting millions out of work, and by erasing the investment savings of one fifth of the population.

A. and by erasing
B. and erasing
C. and having erased
D. and erased
E. by erasing


The stock collapse did 3 thing:

1- Cause .........
2- Putting ........
3- erasing.........

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Answer is B.
Parallelism is the issue tested here.

The market collapsed..causing..putting ..and erasing.
"By erasing" is incorrect.
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