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# Sc- In scotland

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01 Oct 2007, 07:55
In Scotland, the number of wild salmon have been reduced because of uncontrolled deepsea and costal netting, by pollution, and by various other threats to the fish’s habitat.

A. number of wild salmon have been reduced because of uncontrolled deep-sea and
coastal netting
B. number of wild salmon is reduced because deep-sea and coastal netting is not
controlled
C. numbers of wild salmon has been reduced because of uncontrolled deep-sea and
coastal netting
D. wild salmon’s numbers are reduced by deep-sea and coastal netting that is not
controlled
E. wild salmon’s numbers have been reduced by uncontrolled deep-sea and coastal
netting
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01 Oct 2007, 07:58
12345678 wrote:
In Scotland, the number of wild salmon have been reduced because of uncontrolled deepsea and costal netting, by pollution, and by various other threats to the fish’s habitat.

A. number of wild salmon have been reduced because of uncontrolled deep-sea and
coastal netting
B. number of wild salmon is reduced because deep-sea and coastal netting is not
controlled
C. numbers of wild salmon has been reduced because of uncontrolled deep-sea and
coastal netting
D. wild salmon’s numbers are reduced by deep-sea and coastal netting that is not
controlled
E. wild salmon’s numbers have been reduced by uncontrolled deep-sea and coastal
netting

E is the only one that makes sense...
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01 Oct 2007, 09:08
E i agree. verbs all match up. only one that works. numbers of to be avoided.
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01 Oct 2007, 12:51
what is wrong with "C"
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01 Oct 2007, 13:02
Cooper2248817 wrote:
what is wrong with "C"

numbers...has????
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01 Oct 2007, 13:09
B

numbers is correct, but not in this context
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01 Oct 2007, 13:29
Clear E

E maintains parallelism (by X, by Y, and by Z) and correct tense (numbers have been reduced)
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01 Oct 2007, 13:36
Clear E

E maintains parallelism (by X, by Y, and by Z) and correct tense (numbers have been reduced)

thanks OA is E..careless mistake
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