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# While some propose to combat widespread illegal copying of

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03 Jan 2009, 22:41
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While some propose to combat widespread illegal copying of computer programs by attempting to change people’s attitudes toward pirating, others by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling for the prosecution of those who copy software illegally.
(A) by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(B) by suggesting the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others call
(C) suggest the reduction of software prices for decreasing the incentive for pirating, and still others call
(D) suggest the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(E) suggest reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others are calling

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12 Jan 2009, 18:23
IMO A....what is the OA of this?

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12 Jan 2009, 19:08
While some propose to combat widespread illegal copying of computer programs by attempting to change people’s attitudes toward pirating, others by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling for the prosecution of those who copy software illegally.
(A) by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(B) by suggesting the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others call
(C) suggest the reduction of software prices for decreasing the incentive for pirating, and still others call
(D) suggest the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(E) suggest reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others are calling

some propose .... others suggest => Eliminate A/B
C/D out see above highlights.

E.

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12 Jan 2009, 20:10
ConkergMat wrote:
While some propose to combat widespread illegal copying of computer programs by attempting to change people’s attitudes toward pirating, others by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling for the prosecution of those who copy software illegally.
(A) by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(B) by suggesting the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others call
(C) suggest the reduction of software prices for decreasing the incentive for pirating, and still others call
(D) suggest the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(E) suggest reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others are calling

some propose .... others suggest => Eliminate A/B
C/D out see above highlights.

E.

I agree with this analysis and believe the answer is E.

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13 Jan 2009, 00:19
C for paralleism. I think "others are calling" in E is wrong
vivektripathi wrote:
While some propose to combat widespread illegal copying of computer programs by attempting to change people’s attitudes toward pirating, others by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling for the prosecution of those who copy software illegally.
(A) by suggesting reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(B) by suggesting the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others call
(C) suggest the reduction of software prices for decreasing the incentive for pirating, and still others call(D) suggest the reduction of software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others by calling
(E) suggest reducing software prices to decrease the incentive for pirating, and still others are calling

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13 Jan 2009, 02:24
IMO C

In E "and still others are calling" is not parallel

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20 Aug 2011, 10:57
IMO C.
But OA E.
OE says about parallel structure. But in E how is some propose............others suggest and ..............still others calling are parallel?
I think others calling should be call.
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20 Aug 2011, 13:35
I picked E, then A....

IMV, BCD are out cause of "the reduction of software prices"

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20 Aug 2011, 13:51
+1 for C.

The parallelism structure must be met:
some propose...others suggest...and still others call

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