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# In the last few years, the number of convicted criminals

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In the last few years, the number of convicted criminals given community service sentences. which allow the criminals to remain unconfined while they perform specific jobs benefiting the public, have risen dramatically.

(A) sentences, which allow the criminals to remain unconfined while they perform specific jobs benefiting the public, have

(B) sentences, performing specific jobs that benefit the public while being allowed to remain unconfined, have

(C) sentences, performing specific jobs beneficial to the public while they are allowed to remain unconfined, have

(D) sentences which allow them to remain unconfined in their performing of specific jobs beneficial to the public has

(E) sentences allowing them to remain unconfined while performing specific jobs that
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09 Jul 2011, 20:53
shygo wrote:
In the last few years, the number of convicted criminals given community service sentences. which allow the criminals to remain unconfined while they perform specific jobs benefiting the public, have risen dramatically.

(A) sentences, which allow the criminals to remain unconfined while they perform specific jobs benefiting the public, have

(B) sentences, performing specific jobs that benefit the public while being allowed to remain unconfined, have

(C) sentences, performing specific jobs beneficial to the public while they are allowed to remain unconfined, have

(D) sentences which allow them to remain unconfined in their performing of specific jobs beneficial to the public has

(E) sentences allowing them to remain unconfined while performing specific jobs that

are you sure E is complete? I definitely liked E over D , provided E has a 'has'
In D 'which' is without a comma and I doubt if 'which' in D is modifying correctly.
In D , lets assume which is modifying ' community service sentences' but logically is that what allow the criminal to remain unconfined. I doubt..I guess its the whole action of convincting them .

Anyway, I for sure dint like D. Can you please check and confirm E.

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09 Jul 2011, 21:00
A simple search , and I got the question on our forum . as I guessed option E is not written properly.
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ans Yes the answer is E
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09 Jul 2011, 21:11
shygo wrote:
In the last few years, the number of convicted criminals given community service sentences. which allow the criminals to remain unconfined while they perform specific jobs benefiting the public, have risen dramatically.

(A) sentences, which allow the criminals to remain unconfined while they perform specific jobs benefiting the public, have

(B) sentences, performing specific jobs that benefit the public while being allowed to remain unconfined, have

(C) sentences, performing specific jobs beneficial to the public while they are allowed to remain unconfined, have

(D) sentences which allow them to remain unconfined in their performing of specific jobs beneficial to the public has

(E) sentences allowing them to remain unconfined while performing specific jobs that

I think the question is not properly presented. Can you please check the source and whether the question options are correctly printed.
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