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Each of the factory owners that felt that pollution was a [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 02:43
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Each of the factory owners that felt that pollution was a severe problem wanted a drastically reformed system of industrial waste disposal in the area.
(A) owners that felt that pollution was a severe problem
(B) owners which felt that pollution was a severe problem
(C) owners who felt that pollution was a severe problem
(D) owners who felt that pollution to be a severe problem
(E) owners, feeling that pollution was a problem quite severe,
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Re: Factory Owners Unite [#permalink] New post 25 Nov 2012, 06:06
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Each of the factory owners that felt that pollution was a severe problem wanted a drastically reformed system of industrial waste disposal in the area.
(A) owners that felt that pollution was a severe problem
(B) owners which felt that pollution was a severe problem
(C) owners who felt that pollution was a severe problem
(D) owners who felt that pollution to be a severe problem
(E) owners, feeling that pollution was a problem quite severe,


Factory owners are human, so they must be modified by "who".
"That" introduces a subjuntive mood and hence "to be" will be wrong.
Only C is correct.
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Re: Factory Owners Unite [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2012, 19:04
Each of the factory owners that felt that pollution was a severe problem wanted a drastically reformed system of industrial waste disposal in the area.
(A) owners that felt that pollution was a severe problem that corresponds to things not people
(B) owners which felt that pollution was a severe problem which corresponds to things not people
(C) owners who felt that pollution was a severe problem Correct!!!
(D) owners who felt that pollution to be a severe problem to be is incorrect here - that.. to be do not work together in subjunctive mood
(E) owners, feeling that pollution was a problem quite severe, this modifier is essential to distinguish what/which factory owners
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