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# Upset by the recent downturn in production numbers during

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22 Jun 2007, 11:28
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908. Upset by the recent downturn in production numbers during the first half of the year, the possibility of adding worker incentives was raised by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting.

(A) the possibility of adding worker incentives was raised by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting
(B) the addition of worker incentives was raised as a possibility by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting
(C) added worker incentives was raised by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting as a possibility
(D) the board of directors raised at its quarterly meeting the possibility of worker incentives being added
(E) the board of directors, at its quarterly meeting, raised the possibility of adding worker incentives

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22 Jun 2007, 13:30
Definitely E. The board of directors correclty modifies the first part of the sentence and "at its quarterly meeting" needs to be offset from the rest of the sentence.

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23 Jun 2007, 05:32

Here.... board of directors are upset hence after comma sentence should start with board of directors....

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23 Jun 2007, 13:21
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908. Upset by the recent downturn in production numbers during the first half of the year, the possibility of adding worker incentives was raised by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting.

(A) the possibility of adding worker incentives was raised by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting
(B) the addition of worker incentives was raised as a possibility by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting
(C) added worker incentives was raised by the board of directors at its quarterly meeting as a possibility
(D) the board of directors raised at its quarterly meeting the possibility of worker incentives being added
(E) the board of directors, at its quarterly meeting, raised the possibility of adding worker incentives

E for me. Modifier for board of directors followed by a modifier indicating when the issue was raised.

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23 Jun 2007, 13:21
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