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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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Someone Please explain it.

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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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New post 27 May 2016, 10:58
I am desperately seeking this kinds of questions.Can you please help me find?

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

Please help.

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Does anybody have a good explanation for this?

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