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# use of 'ing' is mostly wrong in GMAT; but in this case . . .

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hi guys, pls tell why in below mentioned example use of continuous tense with 'ing' not wrong

Though initially opposed to the measure, the governor approved the new needle-exchange program at the urging of his own doctor, his chief advisers, and coalition of some 20 social action groups.

A) at the urging of his own doctor, his chief advisers, and coalition of some
B) as a consequence of having been urged by his own doctors, his chief advisers, and a coalition of some
C) on account of being urged by his own doctor, chief advisers, and a coalition of
D) as was urged to do so his own doctor, his chief advisers, and coalition of some
6) as his own doctor was urging him, along with his his chief advisers, and a coalition of

OA is A

its from kaplan, and as per author A is ok as all other choices add unnecessary words.

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14 Jul 2009, 20:07
No other choice make sense in this case other than A.

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