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Because total caloric intake is only one of many factors important to the maintenance of a particular weight level, overreliance on marketing websites recommending that people focus primarily on counting calories diminish their ability to achieve a certain weight loss or maintain a desired weight level.


A. recommending that people focus primarily on counting calories diminish their ability to achieve a certain weight loss or

B. recommending a focus primarily on counting calories is diminishing people’s ability to achieve a certain weight loss or

C. that recommend that people primarily focus on counting calories diminish the ability either to achieve a certain weight loss or to

D. that recommend that people focus primarily on counting calories are diminishing the ability to either achieve a certain weight loss or

E. to recommend that people primarily focus on counting calories is diminishing their ability to achieve a certain weight loss or

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Originally posted by Cbirole on 26 Jul 2018, 22:05.
Last edited by Bunuel on 26 Jul 2018, 22:07, edited 1 time in total.
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option A, C & D have S-V agreement error overreliance should take singular verb.

In E use of wrong idiom to recommend .

So correct B.
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New post 26 Jul 2018, 22:37
1+ for B
A, C, D subject verb agreement issue.
E:- to recommend is wrong, there is no intention. It is just stating more information about marketing websites.

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New post 30 Jul 2018, 11:49
What diminishes people's ability - overreliance

A. recommending that people focus primarily on counting calories diminish their ability to achieve a certain weight loss or - diminish SV agreement error, their ambiguous

B. recommending a focus primarily on counting calories is diminishing people’s ability to achieve a certain weight loss or
- is diminishing - correct SV agreement

C. that recommend that people primarily focus on counting calories diminish the ability either to achieve a certain weight loss or to - diminish SV agreement error, wordy

D. that recommend that people focus primarily on counting calories are diminishing the ability to either achieve a certain weight loss or - are diminishing, SV agreement error

E. to recommend that people primarily focus on counting calories is diminishing their ability to achieve a certain weight loss or - to recommend is awkward
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New post 30 Jul 2018, 12:17
I choose C as ing form of the verb is generally ignored.

Please help with a detailed explaination
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