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New post 28 Jul 2016, 01:54
A - 'that' is missing ; 'the result is' not parallel
B - 'to distinguish' .... and 'to make'- hold on
C - 'and the result of this, they are unable' is not parallel to 'to distinguish'
D - results in 'not making' - wordy, awkward
E - 'for distinguishing' is wrong idiom ; not parallel
Comparing D and B, B is better option.

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New post 28 Jul 2016, 03:02
Here, I think - distinguish x from y - should be there in at least one answer choice, All of them have 'And'
This confuses me, can anyone help....
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New post 19 May 2017, 18:49
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A new study suggests that the conversational pace of everyday life may be so brisk it hampers the ability of some children for distinguishing discrete sounds and words and,
the result is, to make
sense of speech.

A. it hampers the ability of some children for distinguishing discrete sounds and
words and, the result is, to make
B. that it hampers the ability of some children to distinguish discrete sounds and
words and, as a result, to make
C. that it hampers the ability of some children to distinguish discrete sounds and
words and, the result of this, they are unable to make
D. that it hampers the ability of some children to distinguish discrete sounds and
words, and results in not making
E. as to hamper the ability of some children for distinguishing discrete sounds and
words, resulting in being unable to make


A "That" is required to introduce a relative clause.
B Correct.
C "This" is ambiguous.
D "Results in not making" is not parallel with "distinguish."
E "Ability... for" is not idiomatic.
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