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11. Eaten in the Mediterranean countries, northern Europeans viewed the tomato with suspicion, for they assumed it had poisonous properties because of its relationship to deadly nightshade.
(A) northern Europeans viewed the tomato with suspicion, for they
(B) northern Europeans were suspicious of the tomato, and they
(C) the tomato was viewed with suspicion by northern Europeans, who
(D) the tomato was suspicious to northern Europeans, and it was
(E) the tomato was viewed with suspicion by northern Europeans, it being

I understand that answer should be C/D or E
but none looks perfect

Pls answer with an explanation
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11. Eaten in the Mediterranean countries, northern Europeans viewed the tomato with suspicion, for they assumed it had poisonous properties because of its relationship to deadly nightshade.
(A) northern Europeans viewed the tomato with suspicion, for they
(B) northern Europeans were suspicious of the tomato, and they
(C) the tomato was viewed with suspicion by northern Europeans, who
(D) the tomato was suspicious to northern Europeans, and it was
(E) the tomato was viewed with suspicion by northern Europeans, it being

I understand that answer should be C/D or E
but none looks perfect

Pls answer with an explanation



Well C looks good !

A & B: Northern europeans werent eaten......tomato was!!
C: Correct
D: '...tomato was suspicious to.....' is wrong usage. 'Suspicious of' is correct.
E: 'it being' - wrong usage
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i agree with C. The who part refers to the europeans and the tomato to the first part
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It's C. First phrase modifies tomato and who refers to European.
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