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A majority of the automotive experts surveyed view hybrid

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A majority of the automotive experts surveyed view hybrid cars as too expensive at present but that they will, or could, be made more cost effective in the future.

(A) that they will, or could,
(B) that they would, or could,
(C) they will be or could
(D) think that they will be or could
(E) think the power stations would or could


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"will be or could be" parallel
D - has pronoun error "that"
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would you guys please explain why you chose your answer?
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A majority of the automotive experts surveyed view hybrid cars as too expensive at present but that they will, or could, be made more cost effective in the future.

(A) that they will, or could,
(B) that they would, or could,
(C) they will be or could
(D) think that they will be or could
(E) think the power stations would or could


Please explain your answer.


I will go with (D). In order to maintain parallelism, we need something that will be parallel to "view". (D) and (E) have that- "think". (E) talks about power stations (not sure why this is relevant here).
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New post 12 Oct 2008, 19:38
thanks guys. OA is D
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If we know this, we can eliminate a few choices.

present + will
past + would

I think that Tarek will come

I thought that Tarek would come.

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