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Trans World Entertainment Corporation, which owns the Record [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2009, 11:10
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Trans World Entertainment Corporation, which owns
the Record Town and Saturday Matinee retail chains,
announced that since sales of up to one-fourth of its
stores are poor, they will be closed.
A. that since sales of up to one-fourth of its stores
are poor, they will be closed.
B. it is closing up to one-fourth of its stores, which
accounted for its poor sales
C. it was closing up to one fourth of its stores
because of poor sales.
D. to be closing, on account of poor sales, up to
one-fourth of its stores.
D. having poor sales, such that up to one-fourth of
its stores will be closed.
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Re: Trans World Entertainment [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2009, 13:20
Is the Answer A?

Trans World Entertainment Corporation, which owns
the Record Town and Saturday Matinee retail chains,
announced that since sales of up to one-fourth of its
stores are poor, they will be closed
.
A. that since sales of up to one-fourth of its stores
are poor, they will be closed.
B. it is closing up to one-fourth of its stores, which
accounted for its poor sales
C. it was closing up to one fourth of its stores
because of poor sales.
D. to be closing, on account of poor sales, up to
one-fourth of its stores.
E. having poor sales, such that up to one-fourth of
its stores will be closed.

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Re: Trans World Entertainment [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2009, 15:17
I will go with B

In A - antecedent of "they" is not clear

In C - though usage of because looks better than "which" in B , however "was" looks incorrect
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Re: Trans World Entertainment [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2009, 06:39
OA is C ..pls explain
Re: Trans World Entertainment   [#permalink] 16 Aug 2009, 06:39
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