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# In cold-water habitats, certain invertebrates and fish

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In cold-water habitats, certain invertebrates and fish convert starches into complex carbohydrates called glycerols, in effect manufacturing its own antifreeze.

(A) in effect manufacturing its own antifreeze
(B) effectively manufacturing antifreeze of its own
(C) in effect manufacturing their own antifreeze
(D) so that they manufacture their own antifreeze
(E) thus the manufacture of its own antifreeze

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28 Feb 2006, 19:49
C - is correct
" certain invertebrates and fish convert( plural is emphasized )" needs "their ".
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28 Feb 2006, 20:22
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OA is "C"
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01 Mar 2006, 00:00
In cold-water habitats, certain invertebrates and fish convert starches into complex carbohydrates called glycerols, in effect manufacturing its own antifreeze.

subject is invertebrates and fish (plural) so its to refer them is incorrect
A,B,E out

D using 'So that they' distort meaning...it seems that invertebrates and fish intentionally making their own antifreeze

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02 Mar 2006, 07:21
"their" in (C) correctly restates the veterbrates and fish.
02 Mar 2006, 07:21
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