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Acting selfishly and impulsively, the chairperson adapted the committe

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Acting selfishly and impulsively, the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative affects of his changes.


A. the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative affects of his changes

B. without considering the negative effects of his changes, the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs

C. the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative effects of his changes

D. necessarily, the chairperson adapted committee recommendations, despite negative effects

E. negative effects notwithstanding, the chairperson adapted the recommendations of the committee

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Answer is c question stem has affects but actually it has to be effects

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Bunuel wrote:
Acting selfishly and impulsively, the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative affects of his changes.


A. the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative affects of his changes

B. without considering the negative effects of his changes, the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs

C. the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative effects of his changes

D. necessarily, the chairperson adapted committee recommendations, despite negative effects

E. negative effects notwithstanding, the chairperson adapted the recommendations of the committee


clearly C;
modifier ; the chairperson will come ; b/w A& C; effect use is correct affect
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Bunuel wrote:
Acting selfishly and impulsively, the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative affects of his changes.


A. the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative affects of his changes

B. without considering the negative effects of his changes, the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs

C. the chairperson adapted the committee’s recommendations to meet his own needs, without considering the negative effects of his changes

D. necessarily, the chairperson adapted committee recommendations, despite negative effects

E. negative effects notwithstanding, the chairperson adapted the recommendations of the committee


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C. The error in the original is a diction error. Effects (results) is preferable to affects. Choices D and E are economical but change the meaning of the original significantly.
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