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In their most recent press release, the new management stated that they plan to expand into the global software market via a series of acquisitions in Asia and Latin America.

A) their most recent press release, the new management stated that they plan to expand

B) its most recent press release, the new management stated that they plan to expand

C) its most recent press release, the new management stated that it plans on expanding

D) its most recent press release, the new management stated an intention to expand

E) its most recent press release, the new management stated their intention to expand

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D

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Re: new management acquisitions [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2009, 03:35
The new management matches with it not their or they
Hence only C & D left
an intention to expend is better than on expanding as an infinitive is required here
Hence D
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Re: new management acquisitions [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2009, 19:57
A,B,E out for pronoun errors, C uses plan on unidiomatic, it should be plan to so what is left is D.
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Re: new management acquisitions [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2009, 21:16
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In their most recent press release, the new management stated that they plan to expand into the global software market via a series of acquisitions in Asia and Latin America.

A) their (the new management should be referred by its) most recent press release, the new management stated that they (the intent here is to refer to the new management and should be done by it) plan (need singular plans here) to expand

B) its most recent press release, the new management stated that they plan (it plans) to expand

C) its most recent press release, the new management stated that it plans on expanding

D) its most recent press release, the new management stated an intention to expand

E) its most recent press release, the new management stated their (its) intention to expand

OA:
[Reveal] Spoiler:
D

EXPLAIN..


Left between C and D...
C - "Stated that it plans on expanding" is not that crystal when compared to "Stated an intention to expand"
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