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Responding to growing demand for high-end vehicles, the interiors of the newest models are so luxurious that they sell for nearly twice the price of last year's models.

A) the interiors of the newest models are so luxurious that they sell
B) the interiors of the newest models are so luxurious that the cars are sold
C) auto makers have installed interiors in the newest models that are so luxurious that they sell
D) the interior of the newest models are so luxurious that they are sold
E) auto makers have installed such luxurious interiors in the newest models that these cars sell
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i cannot understand how to choose between C and E ;)
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 16 Feb 2010, 11:45
shalu wrote:
Definately E

ok but WHY?
"these cars sell", what does it mean?
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 16 Feb 2010, 15:25
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Responding to growing demand for high-end vehicles, the interiors of the newest models are so luxurious that they sell for nearly twice the price of last year's models.
A the interiors of the newest models are so luxurious that they sell
B the interiors of the newest models are so luxurious that the cars are sold
C auto makers have installed interiors in the newest models that are so luxurious that they sell
D the interior of the newest models are so luxurious that they are sold
E auto makers have installed such luxurious interiors in the newest models that these cars sell

i cannot understand how to choose between C and E ;)


IMO E, in C 'they' is ambiguous.
Whats the OA and OE ?
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 16 Feb 2010, 16:01
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IMO - C

A – here they seem to refer to interior or newest models. Also, who is responding is not clear ? The first part of the statement i.e Modifier seems to modify interiors. Hence WRONG

B – Similar to A. the first part of the modifier seem to be incorrect as it does not modify the noun appearing after initial modifier

C - seems to be correct –
auto makers
have installed
interiors
in the newest models
that (interiors) are so luxurious
that they(the newest models) sell
Hence CORRECT

D – Same as A and B, the initial modifier is modifying appropriately

E - auto makers
have installed
such luxurious interiors
in the newest models
that these cars sell
If you are using these then cars must be referred earlier in the statement. Since no cars are mentioned in the statement, it is not clear what is these referring to ? Also, this statement is comparing "cars" with "last year's models"
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 16 Feb 2010, 20:59
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Responding to growing demand for high-end vehicles, the interiors of the newest models are so luxurious that they sell for nearly twice the price of last year's models.

C. auto makers have installed interiors in the newest models that are so luxurious that they sell
E. auto makers have installed such luxurious interiors in the newest models that these cars sell

i cannot understand how to choose between C and E ;)



Definitely E over C as E is more clear than C.

- "these cars" is more clear than "they" in C. "They is ambiguous and could refers to "auto makers", or "interiors" or "newest models" but it has to refer to "the newest models".
- "these cars" in E meant "the newest models" that have the luxurious interiors.
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 11 Apr 2010, 22:11
E. C can be also interpreted that the interiors are what the automaker is selling
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 12 Apr 2010, 04:55
option (E).

"they" in option (C) is ambiguous. do not know whether it refers to "auto makers" or "interiors" or "newest models"
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 12 Apr 2010, 07:42
E for me too

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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 05 Jul 2010, 12:54
Close between C & E.
so X that Y is the proper idiomatic usage than such X that Y construction.
Thus C uses proper usage and is the better choice than E.
Please post the OA.
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 05 Jul 2010, 13:06
For me E. The 'they' is ambiguous.
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 05 Jul 2010, 13:49
in 'C'->they is ambiguous

whats OA??
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 05 Jul 2010, 14:54
E is the answer, because the cars are selling for twice last year's price, and not the luxurious interiors.
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Re: HELP SC QUESTION!!!!! [#permalink] New post 31 Jul 2010, 02:50
I went for E..........as it was said above .......I felt "they" in C had ambiguity ......so E
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