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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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shalu wrote:
Definately E

ok but WHY?
"these cars sell", what does it mean?
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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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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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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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E. C can be also interpreted that the interiors are what the automaker is selling
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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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E for me too

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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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For me E. The 'they' is ambiguous.
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in 'C'->they is ambiguous

whats OA??
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E is the answer, because the cars are selling for twice last year's price, and not the luxurious interiors.
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I went for E..........as it was said above .......I felt "they" in C had ambiguity ......so E
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Somebody could help me clear the reason why 'these cars sell' is correct? I think people sell sth, not things sell themselves?
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--These cars sell -- This is a genuinely literary form of expression. Don't we say that qualty whisky sells for high prices meaning they fetch high prices. It's passable.
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--These cars sell -- This is a genuinely literary form of expression. Don't we say that qualty whisky sells for high prices meaning they fetch high prices. It's passable.


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