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The Audubon Society and other conservation groups, concerned over what they have perceived to be the serious threatening of the environment as posed by the policies of the government, are preparing for a major political effort.

(A) have perceived to be the serious threatening of the environment as
(B) perceived as the serious threat to the environment as
(C) perceive being the serious threat to the environment
(D) are perceiving as the serious threatening of the environment
(E) perceive as the serious threat to the environment
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18 Oct 2004, 08:10
great one and confusing ...
my guezz is B...

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18 Oct 2004, 09:03
I believe this sentence needs present tense.
concerned starts of a pariticiple phrase modifying the subject.
They still percieve.

I believe (E) is the best.
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18 Oct 2004, 09:55
Another vote for E to keep things in present tense
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18 Oct 2004, 14:07
E

They are preparing for political action which is present and so they still perceive rather then perceived or any other option.
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18 Oct 2004, 16:54
I've made the same error than enigmatic007

OA is E
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19 Oct 2004, 07:38
hi...

Can anyone explain as to why E is the best...

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20 Oct 2004, 00:15
enigmatic007 wrote:
hi...

Can anyone explain as to why E is the best...

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1. "perceived as / perceive as" is correct idiom. So, "perceived to be" or "perceive being" are wrong. So "A" and "C" are out.
2. Now, "The Audubon Society and other conservation groups, concerned..." - the phrase starting with "concerned over what they..." is a Past Participle Phrase which modify "The Audubon Society and other conservation groups". So you can treat this phrase separate from the main sentence.
The main sentence (or clause) is this - "The Audubon Society and other conservation groups are preparing for a major political effort.", which is in present continuous tense.
So we need present tense at verb perceive
"perceive as" is a single idiom and the 2nd "as" at the end of the choice - B: underlined part is folly. - So consider these two reasons and make B out.

3. Out of "D" and "E" - D is wrong bcoz "serious threatening" is wrong serious is an adjective and so the correct is "threat" and not "threatening"

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Re: The Audubon Society and other conservation groups, concerned [#permalink]

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24 Jun 2014, 07:58
OA is E

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Re: The Audubon Society and other conservation groups, concerned   [#permalink] 24 Jun 2014, 07:58
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