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Ella Fitzgerald’s unbridled delight in singing and her farranging vers

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Ella Fitzgerald’s unbridled delight in singing and her farranging versatility—encompassing styles as diverse as mournful ballads and show-stopping scat singing—lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be the greatest female vocalist of her generation.

A. lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be
B. has made believable the numerous claims of musicologists that she is
C. have lent credence to numerous musicologists that claim she is
D. have made believable the numerous musicologists’ claims of her to be
E. lend credence to the claims of numerous musicologists who hail her as
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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VyshakhR1995 wrote:
Ella Fitzgerald’s unbridled delight in singing and her farranging
versatility—encompassing styles as diverse as
mournful ballads and show-stopping scat singing—lends
credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her
to be the greatest female vocalist of her generation.

lends credence to the numerous musicologists
who claim her to be
has made believable the numerous claims of
musicologists that she is
have lent credence to numerous musicologists
that claim she is
have made believable the numerous musicologists’
claims of her to be
lend credence to the claims of numerous
musicologists who hail her as


E is the answer here..
A - S-V error -lends
B,C,D are Awkward and changes the meaning
E is best choice ...

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Please fine my reasoning below :-)

VyshakhR1995 wrote:
Ella Fitzgerald’s unbridled delight in singing and her farranging versatility—encompassing styles as diverse as mournful ballads and show-stopping scat singing—lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be the greatest female vocalist of her generation.

(A) lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be
INCORRECT... s-v agreement problem

(B) has made believable the numerous claims of musicologists that she is
INCORRECT... same as (A)

(C) have lent credence to numerous musicologists that claim she is
INCORRECT... As musicologists are people,who is preferable.

(D) have made believable the numerous musicologists’ claims of her to be
INCORRECT...Awkward

(E) lend credence to the claims of numerous musicologists who hail her as
CORRECT

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Please fine my reasoning below :-)

VyshakhR1995 wrote:
Ella Fitzgerald’s unbridled delight in singing and her farranging versatility—encompassing styles as diverse as mournful ballads and show-stopping scat singing—lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be the greatest female vocalist of her generation.

(A) lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be
INCORRECT... s-v agreement problem

(B) has made believable the numerous claims of musicologists that she is
INCORRECT... same as (A)

(C) have lent credence to numerous musicologists that claim she is
INCORRECT... As musicologists are people,who is preferable.

(D) have made believable the numerous musicologists’ claims of her to be
INCORRECT...Awkward

(E) lend credence to the claims of numerous musicologists who hail her as
CORRECT





In C usage of She is also incorrect. Possessive Form is present in sentence,So while "Her" can be used She cannot be used.
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PLEASE POST QUE IN CORRECT FORMAT

VyshakhR1995 wrote:
Ella Fitzgerald’s unbridled delight in singing and her farranging versatility—encompassing styles as diverse as mournful ballads and show-stopping scat singing—lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be the greatest female vocalist of her generation.

A. lends credence to the numerous musicologists who claim her to be
B. has made believable the numerous claims of musicologists that she is
C. have lent credence to numerous musicologists that claim she is
D. have made believable the numerous musicologists’ claims of her to be
E. lend credence to the claims of numerous musicologists who hail her as

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