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# Although Google has launched 'unchic' glasses with a computer processo

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Although Google has launched 'unchic' glasses with a computer processor, a battery, and a tiny screen to provide internet access though wearable technology, it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it for designing more fashionable frames.

A) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it for designing
B) Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, has been approached so that it can design
C) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to design
D) Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, has been approached to design
E) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it design
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19 Oct 2018, 06:08
+1 for E

to help it design remove the ambiguity and clearly states warby parker will help google in designing fancy glasses.

Hope it helps.
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19 Oct 2018, 07:25
Hi arun6765

Confused with second "it".

E) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it design : 2nd "it" can refer to Warby parker or google.
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19 Oct 2018, 07:34
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guptakashish02 wrote:
Hi arun6765

Confused with second "it".

E) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it design : 2nd "it" can refer to Warby parker or google.

See if the below post helps!!

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19 Oct 2018, 07:37
+1 E.
Pronoun Ambiguity is not such a big thing on the GMAT. I think construction wise E looks the best.

A) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it for designing--- For designing is wrong. We prefer to design in such cases

B) Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, has been approached so that it can design--- Run ON

C) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to design--Awkward. No Verb

D) Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, has been approached to design-- Run On

E) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it design-- Looks fine
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19 Oct 2018, 07:55
Why 'C' is wrong? i think its f9 to say that... Google has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to design more fashionable frames
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19 Oct 2018, 10:27
Although Google has launched 'unchic' glasses with a computer processor, a battery, and a tiny screen to provide internet access though wearable technology, it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it for designing more fashionable frames.

A) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it for designing
B) Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, has been approached so that it can design : Active voice is preferred.Also after the dependent clause, we need Google as subject for the independent clause.
C) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to design : Meaning error: It means that WP is going to design.But original sentence says WP is going to help Gooogle.
D) Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, has been approached to design : Same error as in B
E) it has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to help it design

Now, between A & E, I choose E as 'to help it design' is clear in meaning if compared with 'to help it for designing'.
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20 Oct 2018, 23:08
jrk23 wrote:
Why 'C' is wrong? i think its f9 to say that... Google has approached Warby Parker, an e-commerce eyeglass company, to design more fashionable frames

The difference lies in the meaning. Google needs help from Warby Parker. C means that Warby Parker will design it alone.
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