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Either substitutes or a close competitor define the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition.

A) define the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition
B) defines the majority of customers that a company growing mainly through customer acquisition competes for
C) defines the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition
D) define the majority of customers that a company growing mainly through customer acquisition competes for
E) defines the majority of customers competing for a company growing mainly through customer acquisition

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Either substitutes or a close competitor define the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition.

A) define the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition: Meaning error: This is a company which wants to grow mainly through customer acquisition and ,hence, competes for customers. But, per this option company is competing for growing.
B) defines the majority of customers that a company growing mainly through customer acquisition competes for : Correct
C) defines the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition : Same error as in B and A.
D) define the majority of customers that a company growing mainly through customer acquisition competes for : SV: In either-or expression, the verb follows the closest noun.
E) defines the majority of customers competing for a company growing mainly through customer acquisition: Meaning error: Customers are not competing.

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BARUAH - closest subject defines the verb in this format. you might want to change your answer.
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Either substitutes or a close competitor define the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition.

A) define the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition
B) defines the majority of customers that a company growing mainly through customer acquisition competes for
C) defines the majority of customers that a company competes for growing mainly through customer acquisition
D) define the majority of customers that a company growing mainly through customer acquisition competes for
E) defines the majority of customers competing for a company growing mainly through customer acquisition


IMO B for the highlighted errors in the other options.
The modifier 'growing mainly through customer acquisition' correctly modifies 'a company' in option B.
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BARUAH - closest subject defines the verb in this format. you might want to change your answer.


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New post 28 Oct 2018, 06:27
I narrow down to B , C and E due to subject verb structure and
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I found C to be correct
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