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Amelia Earhart left a lasting legacy in the sense that her achievement

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Amelia Earhart left a lasting legacy in the sense that her achievements inspired a new generation of pilots that were women.

A- legacy in the sense that her achievements inspired a new generation of pilots that were women.
B- legacy, inspiring a new generation of pilots that were women.
C- legacy when her achievements inspired a new generation of women pilots
D- legacy, for her achievements inspired a new generation of women to become pilots.
E- legacy by her achievements inspiring a new generation of pilots who were women

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Hi guys , this question is from ready4GMAt . It is in trial version . OA is D.

Can anyone please help me understand how D is correct ? what for her achievements is modifying ? what is the sentence structure.
I am confused in D. I marked B
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B can’t come bcz “that were women” is wrong. “Were” is wrong bcz it compares to the generation which should be “was”


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Amelia Earhart left a lasting legacy in the sense that her achievements inspired a new generation of pilots that were women.

A- legacy in the sense that her achievements inspired a new generation of pilots that were women.
B- legacy, inspiring a new generation of pilots that were women.
C- legacy when her achievements inspired a new generation of women pilots
D- legacy, for her achievements inspired a new generation of women to become pilots.
E- legacy by her achievements inspiring a new generation of pilots who were women

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Hi guys , this question is from ready4GMAt . It is in trial version . OA is D.

Can anyone please help me understand how D is correct ? what for her achievements is modifying ? what is the sentence structure.
I am confused in D. I marked B
Thanks in advance


D is correct because Amelia's achievements inspired a new generation of women to become pilots, here the meaning comes out crystal clear. As in she inspired women to take up flying planes as a profession,

In all other options, the meaning coming out is that she inspired women who had already become pilots.
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