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Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace.

A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace

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30 Jul 2013, 07:05
BeckyRobinsonTPR wrote:
Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace.

A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace

A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace
STARTING MODIFIER :Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids==>THIS IS INCORRECTLY MODIFYING GARDENERS.

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace==>USE OF PRONOUN THEY IS AMBIGUOUS.

C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids
USE OF PRONOUN THEY IS AMBIGUOUS.

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace
CORRECT

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace
INCORRECT USE OF PAST PERFECT.

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06 Aug 2013, 14:58
In choice D, shouldn't "consume large number" be "consume a large number"?
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07 Aug 2013, 00:44
Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace.

A) Because of their ability to consume large numbers of aphids, some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace

'their' is ambiguous

B) They have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids, so some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace
'they' is ambiguous

C) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs into the rose gardens at the palace because they have the ability to consume large numbers of aphids
'they' is ambiguous

D) Some gardeners are releasing ladybugs, which have the ability to consume large number of aphids, into the rose gardens at the palace
correct

E) Ladybugs can consume large numbers of aphids, and so gardeners had been releasing them into the rose gardens at the palace
'had been releasing' is not correct grama
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29 Aug 2017, 00:42
Pronoun ambiguity is removed and modifier are in correct place

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