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# V99-25

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16 Sep 2014, 02:30
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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. A rising of electricity prices fuelled the 18 percent year-on-year jump in the company's revenues to 3.6 billion zlotys.
B. A rise in electricity prices fuelled the 18 percent year-on-year jump in the company's revenues to 3.6 billion zlotys.
C. A raise in electricity prices fuelled the 18 percent year-on-year jump in the company's revenues to 3.6 billion zlotys.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. A rising of electricity prices fuelled the 18 percent year-on-year jump in the company's revenues to 3.6 billion zlotys.
B. A rise in electricity prices fuelled the 18 percent year-on-year jump in the company's revenues to 3.6 billion zlotys.
C. A raise in electricity prices fuelled the 18 percent year-on-year jump in the company's revenues to 3.6 billion zlotys.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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16 Jan 2016, 10:37
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28 Mar 2016, 01:38
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When subject raises something else we use raise
If subject itself is rising then we use rise
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27 May 2016, 10:58

This "one-word-many-usage" kinda question troubles me much.

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27 Aug 2017, 23:50
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Does anybody have a good explanation for this?
Re: V99-25   [#permalink] 27 Aug 2017, 23:50
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# V99-25

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