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# A special Japanese green tea called genmai-cha contains

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31 Aug 2005, 07:42
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A special Japanese green tea called genmai-cha contains brown rice and is considered as a delicacy fit for a gourmet by most Japanese, though it is virtually unavailable outside Yokohama.

(A) A special Japanese green tea called genmai-cha contains brown rice and is considered as a delicacy fit for a gourmet by most Japanese, though it is virtually unavailable outside Yokohama.
(B) Considered to be a delicacy fit for a gourmet by most Japanese, genmai-cha is a special green tea that contains brown rice, virtually unavailable outside Yokohama.
(C) A special Japanese green tea called genmai-cha contains brown rice and is considered a gourmet delicacy by most Japanese, though it is virtually unavailable outside Yokohama.
(D) Most Japanese consider genmai-cha, a special green tea which contains brown rice, as a delicacy virtually unavailable outside Yokohama.
(E) Though virtually unavailable outside Yokohama, most Japanese consider genmai-cha, a special green tea that contains brown rice, a gourmet delicacy.

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31 Aug 2005, 07:58
Looks like E to me.

A - pronoun problem ( ambiguous reference of 'it')
B - awkward
C - same as A
D - ignores word "though"

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31 Aug 2005, 08:27
I take back my answer E has misplaced modifier.

A - ambigous reference of "it"(brown rice or genmai-cha)
considered as a delicacy fir fot gourmet (awkward)

B - Considered to be is incorrect
C - Reference of "it" is ambiguous
D - word "though" is missing
E - misplaced modifier

Between C and D, I will choose D

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31 Aug 2005, 10:20
relative clause in choice B sounds good to me.

also the idiom 'considered to be', sounds cool

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01 Sep 2005, 08:46
OA is C.

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