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Consumers may not think of household cleaning products to be hazardous substances, but many of them can be harmful to health, especially if they are used improperly.

A. Consumers may not think of household cleaning products to be
B. Consumers may not think of household cleaning products being
C. A consumer may not think of their household cleaning products being
D. A consumer may not think of household cleaning products as
E. Household cleaning products may not be thought of, by consumers, as
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A. Consumers may not think of household cleaning products to be – 'think of to be' is wrong idiom
B. Consumers may not think of household cleaning products being – ‘think of being’ – wrong idiom

C. A consumer may not think of their household cleaning products being – ‘A consumer’—‘their’ – Subject -pronoun number disagreement.
D. A consumer may not think of household cleaning products as -- ‘think of as’ correct idiom; correct choice
E. Household cleaning products may not be thought of, by consumers, as – passive voice –; What reference will the pronoun ‘them’ take? - Incorrect choice
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Re: Household cleaning products [#permalink] New post 11 Aug 2011, 08:44
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. Consumers may not think of household cleaning products to be. THINK OF X AS Y IS THE IDIOM
B. Consumers may not think of household cleaning products being. LIKE A+ BEING NOT IN PROPER USE AND IT SOUNDS LIKE A RUN-ON SENTENCE.
C. A consumer may not think of their household cleaning products being CONSUMER+THEIR/PLURAL SINGULAR+ BEING
D. A consumer may not think of household cleaning products as THINK OF X AS Y IT'S THECORRECT IDIOM+ A CONSUMER IN SINGULAR NEGATES THE DOUBLE MEANING OF "MANY OF THEM"
E. Household cleaning products may not be thought of, by consumers, as -PASSIVE+ I THINK THAT THE PASSIVE 1ST SENTENCE WITH THE 2ND ACTIVE IS NOT PARLLEL.
Re: Household cleaning products   [#permalink] 11 Aug 2011, 08:44
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