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# A recent New York Times editorial criticized the citys

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A recent New York Times editorial criticized the citys [#permalink]

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31 Aug 2005, 06:54
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A recent New York Times editorial criticized the cityâ€™s election board for, first of all, failing to replace outmoded voting machines prone to breakdowns, and secondarily, for their failure to investigate allegations of corruption involving board members.

(A) secondarily, for their failure to
(B) secondly, for their failure to
(C) secondly, that they failed and did not
(D) second, that they failed to
(E) second, for failing to

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31 Aug 2005, 06:58
I will go with E.

pronoun problem. the reference of "their" is ambiguous. Does it refer to "New York Times editorial" or "city's election board"

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01 Sep 2005, 09:26
OA is E.

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01 Sep 2005, 09:26
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