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Read the sentence from an argumentative essay about the economy. The unstable economy caused lots of people to lose their jobs. Which revision exhibits the best word choice for the underlined portion of the sentence?

a.chaos with people losing their jobs
b.lots of people to get fired
c.a drastic increase in unemployment
d.a change in the number of people employed

2 Answer

  • The unstable economy caused lots of people to lose their jobs.

    The correct answer is c. a drastic increase in unemployment.

    Explanation: "The unstable economy casued a drastic increase in unemployment" is a paraphrase of the original sentence. Using the word "unemployment" instead of the phrase "people to lose their jobs" gives the sentence a more formal tone.  

  • The revsion which exhibits the best word choice for the underlined portion of the sentence is C. a drastic increase in unemployment.

    What is an induction?

    Induction is known as a conclusion reached through reasoning.

    "The unstable economy caused lots of people to lose their jobs" is a statement used in the essay to make meaning of the fact that a drastic increase in unemployment made lots of people lose their jobs.

    This was derived from the fact which led to the formation of a general opinion of unemployment which introduced a formal tone.  This is a paraphrase of an original sentence.  

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