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With only 1 percent of the United States・population, the richest citizens own 40 percent of its wealth, as much as the bottom 95 percent of citizens do.

(A) With
(B) As
(C) Being
(D) Despite having
(E) Although accounting for
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02 Dec 2005, 10:53
E.

accounting for..is correct.
being is C changes meaning.
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02 Dec 2005, 12:03
Down to D and E because we need to show the change in the sentence.

I like for the correct idiom.
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02 Dec 2005, 13:04
Although account for is the correct idiom

so E is the right answer.
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02 Dec 2005, 20:09
Accounting for...

OA is a slam dunk E.
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03 Dec 2005, 07:45
One more E.
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03 Dec 2005, 12:08
Can anyone explain more in detail why E is the correct answer.I think we need an active verb after "Although" and "accounting for" can not be considered an active verb.
03 Dec 2005, 12:08
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