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University of Warwick spends equal to 400 days

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University of Warwick spends equal to 400 days on the reconstruction of its administration building.

(A) equal to
(B) an amount equal to
(C) an equivalent to
(D) an equivalent of
(E) an equivalent amount of

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New post 22 Aug 2017, 16:24
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University of Warwick spends equal to 400 days on the reconstruction of its administration building.

(A) equal to
(B) an amount equal to
(C) an equivalent to
(D) an equivalent of
(E) an equivalent amount of

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can an expert please comment on why option D is wrong ?
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From what I dug up on the web,

equivalent of <thing> is the same as equivalent to <thing>. The former is used in the definite, the latter the indefinite, ie. one says "an equivalent to", but "the equivalent of"
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I don't think this will ever show on the GMAT because all of the choices are unnecessary.

The best sentence is: University of Warwick spends 400 days on the reconstruction of its administration building.
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