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Test incompl/advan-835, Question 8 #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:27 pm   Test incompl/advan-835, Question 8
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #835 "Downsizing", question 8

In order to save money, some companies have slashed ......... by decreasing employees' salaries.

(a) wages
(b) warranties
(c) balances
(d) books

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #835 "Downsizing", answer 8

In order to save money, some companies have slashed wages by decreasing employees' salaries.

Correct answer: (a) wages
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to slash means: make a cut; I think they want slash/cut/ wages - am I right?
So the sentence would be: In order to save money, some companies have slashed wages by decreasing employees' salaries.
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