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trees Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:37 am
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Many environmentalists believe that the widespread planting of trees, along with the conservation of existing forests, would be one of the surest, easiest, and least expensive ways to begin to halt or even to reverse the buildup of carbon dioxide in the air

(A) one of the surest, easiest, and least expensive ways to begin to halt or even to reverse
(B) one of the most sure, easy, and least expensive ways to begin a halt or even reverse
(C) one of the surest, easiest, and least expensive ways that would begin halting or even reversing
(D) a most sure, easy, and inexpensive way beginning the halting and even reversing of
(E) the most sure, easiest, and inexpensive way that would begin halting or even reversing

OA IS A why is B incorrect?

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Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:57 am
Parallelism !!

B has improper parallelism structure

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Sat Mar 17, 2012 7:32 am
'Most sure' is not right I suppose if you have superlative degree for the term. You can prefix with 'more', 'most' only if you don't have independent term to express it. And yes parallelism as well is one of the reason to eliminate B. We have superlative form for sure and expensive in B but it is missing for easy.

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Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:11 am
but in option A
"to begin to halt"
is it used the correct way here?

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Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:49 am
Hi, anyone can explain why C is wrong ?
I thought 'begin to do sth' equals to 'begin doing sth' and 'that would begin' is not a bad clause.

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