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Although ice particles in the upper atmosphere benefit Earth in that they reflect and absorb solar radiation, acting as global thermostat and thus keeping Earth from either burning up or freezing over, they also accelerate the destruction of the ozone layer by reacting with chloroflurocarbons (CFC's).

A) acting as global thermostat and thus keeping Earth from either burning up or freezing over, they also accelerate
B)acting as a global thermostat and thus keeping Earth either from burning up or freezing over, while also accelerating
C)act as a global thermostat and thus keep Earth from either burning up or freezing over, while also accelerating
D)they act as a global thermostat that thus keeps the Earth either from burning up or freezing over, even though it also accelerates
E)they act as a global thermostat to thus keep Earth from either burning up or freezing over, but they also accelerate

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15 May 2007, 09:25
There is nothing wrong with A
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15 May 2007, 12:44
I like A as well, although acting as a global thermostat

should the A be included? typo?
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16 May 2007, 08:27
definitly A....
C D E r out coz btween commas we ought 2 have a modifier...... -ing form seems best here.......
B is out due to awkward construction and many other faults......
btw, wpts the oa??
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16 May 2007, 08:31
Why are we not considering parallelism here ??

correct construction should be =>

they reflect and absorb.....act.......and thus keep earth

I will go with C

16 May 2007, 08:31
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