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Post Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:16 am
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    Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions
    approved by the board of directors at its May meeting
    will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company
    paper
    .

    (A) Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other
    actions approved by the board of directors at
    its May meeting will be reported in the July
    15 issue of the company paper.
    (B) Promotions, retirements, and other actions
    which have been approved at the May meeting
    of the board of directors along with deaths,
    with be reported in the July 15 issue of the
    company paper.
    (C) To be reported in the July 15 issue of the
    company paper are the promotions, retirements,
    deaths, and other actions which were approved at
    the board of directors' May meeting.
    (D) Meeting in May, the promotions, retirements,
    and other actions approved by the board of
    directors, including obituaries, will be reported
    in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
    (E) The July 15 issue of the company paper will
    report on promotions, retirements, and other
    actions approved by the board of directors at
    its May meeting; the paper will also include
    obituaries.


    Answer Please and why?

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    Post Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:02 am
    leo wrote:
    Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other actions
    approved by the board of directors at its May meeting
    will be reported in the July 15 issue of the company
    paper
    .

    (A) Promotions, retirements, deaths, and other
    actions approved by the board of directors at
    its May meeting will be reported in the July
    15 issue of the company paper.
    (B) Promotions, retirements, and other actions
    which have been approved at the May meeting
    of the board of directors along with deaths,
    with be reported in the July 15 issue of the
    company paper.
    (C) To be reported in the July 15 issue of the
    company paper are the promotions, retirements,
    deaths, and other actions which were approved at
    the board of directors' May meeting.
    (D) Meeting in May, the promotions, retirements,
    and other actions approved by the board of
    directors, including obituaries, will be reported
    in the July 15 issue of the company paper.
    (E) The July 15 issue of the company paper will
    report on promotions, retirements, and other
    actions approved by the board of directors at
    its May meeting; the paper will also include
    obituaries.


    Answer Please and why?
    I choose E

    A - deaths are not approved by the board of directors !
    B - along with deaths is incorrectly tied to the main sentence
    C - which is incorrect, that is preferred. uses passive voice
    D - board of directors approved obituaries? incorrect usage

    E looks less faulty of the lot

    discreet Senior | Next Rank: 100 Posts Default Avatar
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    Post Sun Jun 03, 2007 11:20 pm
    One more vote for E...

    I laughed out loud when I saw the meaning of other choices.... Laughing
    Death - approved by Board of directoprs......hahahahahaa....

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