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931. 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

Here, I think C should be the answer.
Acc to me... some propose, others suggest and still others call......Plz explain....
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11 Jun 2009, 18:58
Maulikgmat wrote:
931. 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

Here, I think C should be the answer.
Acc to me... some propose, others suggest and still others call......Plz explain....
Will share the OA on 15th june.

I think the answer is E.

C - is wordy.
E - is straigthforward. after "suggest" - "reducing" is a better choice than reduction of software.

I can see why you opted for C because "still others are calling" does not seem parallel to the sentence structure "While some propose......., others suggest....., ".
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13 Jun 2009, 23:25
C...It maintains parallelism, suggest, propose, call...all verbs in the correct verb tense...Although appears to be credible, it violates parallelism...
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Re: SC suggest reducing vs suggest the reduction [#permalink]

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14 Jun 2009, 06:00
OA is E.....
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14 Jun 2009, 07:06
Maulikgmat wrote:
OA is E.....

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