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Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or to widen their

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Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or to widen their social circle, Americans are flocking to gyms like never before.

(A) Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or to widen their social circle,

(B) Be it to lose weight, improve muscle tone, or widen their social circle,

(C) Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or for widening their social circle,

(D) Be it losing weight, improving muscle tone, or widening their social circle,

(E) Be it to lose weight, improve muscle tone, or to widen their social circle,

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IMO B

In B all elements are parallel.

(A) Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or to widen their social circle,

(B) Be it to lose weight, improve muscle tone, or widen their social circle,

(C) Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or for widening their social circle,

(D) Be it losing weight, improving muscle tone, or widening their social circle,

(E) Be it to lose weight, improve muscle tone, or to widen their social circle,
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Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or to widen their social circle, Americans are flocking to gyms like never before.

(A) Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or to widen their social circle,

(B) Be it to lose weight, improve muscle tone, or widen their social circle,

(C) Be it for losing weight, improving muscle tone, or for widening their social circle,

(D) Be it losing weight, improving muscle tone, or widening their social circle,

(E) Be it to lose weight, improve muscle tone, or to widen their social circle,


IMO B.

To describe a purpose we need 'to+infinitive' structure so options A, C and D are out.
Out of B and E, E breaks the 'once out twice in' rule for parallelism so E is wrong.
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