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While depressed property values can hurt some large [#permalink]
23 Aug 2006, 20:02
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While depressed property values can hurt some large investors, they are potentially devastating for home-owners, whose equityÂ¡Âªin many cases representing a lifeÂ¡Â¯s savingsÂ¡Âªcan plunge or even disappear.
(A) they are potentially devastating for homeowners, whose
(B) they can potentially devastate homeowners in that their
(C) for homeowners they are potentially devastating, because their
(D) for homeowners, it is potentially devastating in that their
(E) it can potentially devastate homeowners, whose
why is 'A' correct. can 'they' refer large inverstors ?
While X can hurt Y, X are potentially devastating.........
While X can hurt Y, Y are potentially devastating.........
In the non-underlined part of the sentence we are saying property value are hurting investors then we must say the same for home owners and in the same way. In all the sentence is talking about the effects of depressed property values and not the effects of investors so "they" is clearly referring to "property values"
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Re: While depressed property values can hurt some large
17 Mar 2015, 06:16