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    International education is now a global industry worth $30 billion a year, with some 2 million students studying abroad, a figure that's forecast to treble by 2020. (A) sector (B) labor (C) manufacturer (D) engineer
    Please choose the answer that best matches the meaning of the underlined word.

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    Dear Sitifan:

    Are there any of the choices you could eliminate as impossible? Remember, the simple subject is education.

    Education
    is a(n)

    a) sector b) labor c) manufacturer d) engineer


    Best wishes,

    Petra

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    Dear Sitifan:

    Would you say, "Education is a manufacturer." ?


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    Default Re: industry

    I guess that option A is the correct choice.

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    Dear Sitifan:

    Well, that would be my choice. Thanks for working through this one!

    All best wishes,

    Petra

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    Default Re: industry

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    International education is now a global industry worth $30 billion a year, with some 2 million students studying abroad, a figure that's forecast to treble by 2020. (A) sector (B) labor (C) manufacturer (D) engineer
    Please choose the answer that best matches the meaning of the underlined word.
    sector

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