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# The hognose snake puts on an impressive bluff, hissing and

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The hognose snake puts on an impressive bluff, hissing and rearing back, broadens the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does, feigning repeated strikes, but, having no dangerous fangs and no venom, eventually, if its pursuer is not cowed by the peformance, will fall over and play dead.

(A) broadens the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does, feigning repeated strikes, but, having no dangerous fangs and no venom,

(B) broadens the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does and feigns repeated strikes, but with no dangerous fangs and no venom,

(C) broadening the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does and feigning repeated strikes, but it has no dangerous fangs and no venom, and

(D) broadening the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does and feigns repeated strikes, but with no dangerous fangs and no venom, and

(E) broadening the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does, feigning repeated strikes, but with no dangerous fangs and no venom, and

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30 Sep 2007, 20:50
I too chose E but I know why it is wrong

In E

broadening the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does, feigning repeated strikes

looks like "feigning repeated strikes" is modifying "broadening the flesh behind its head the way a cobra does" which is not

It is a parallel action so a conjunction "and" would be good as in choice C
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30 Sep 2007, 21:03

makes sense..!
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30 Sep 2007, 21:08
we need -ing form here to have the elements in parallel form.
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30 Sep 2007, 21:22
trivikram wrote:
we need -ing form here to have the elements in parallel form.

Could you please explain in more detail. Thanks.
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