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Company is a singular noun, so (A) and (E) are out because they use the wrong pronoun 'their'.
The same problem with (B) which used "they'
Between (C) and (D), I'll go with D. I think a spokesperson said is better than 'it said' since a company can't really speaK (literall)
D for me.
I dont buy it.. The company can REFUSE, but can not SPEAK..
I dont think it has anything to do with it.
I think you need a semicolon to show a relation of first IC with the second. Otherwise, you can seperate the 2 sentences by a full stop.
I will Pick D because D has THAT after said... which is missing in C.
Well, the OA is D. But, the OE is bit confounding. Also the OE missed to point out the usage of "that" after "said" in choice C. By the way, this question is from Kaplan Qbank.
Choice (C) is tempting, except that a company cannot actually say anything; it is an entity, and so "it said" is incorrect. Choice (D) specifies a spokesperson as the speaker, making the sentence clear.
My question is as same as riteshgupta1's. If company cannot speak (in literal terms), then it cannot refuse (in literal terms). On the other hand, I have a vague memory that I heard/read in newspapers that have sentences like "Company XYZ refused the offer,â€
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