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# GMAT Pronoun Traps

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11 Oct 2018, 02:30
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While the Senate of the Roman Republic did not have the power to enact laws, their decrees generally were obeyed like law, and through them they[exercised considerable influence.

(A) their decrees generally were obeyed like law, and through them they

(B) its decrees generally were obeyed as if to be law, and through these it

(C) their decrees, generally obeyed as law, through it they

(D) its decrees generally were obeyed like law, and through them it

(E) their decrees were generally obeyed as was the law, and through it they
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11 Oct 2018, 02:33
Hi..
I chose A here since the question stem "Senate of the Roman Republic" used verb "Have" so even though the noun is a collective noun, we are referring to the senates.

Please explain what am I missing.
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11 Oct 2018, 02:39
rever08 wrote:
While the Senate of the Roman Republic did not have the power to enact laws, their decrees generally were obeyed like law, and through them they[exercised considerable influence.

(A) their decrees generally were obeyed like law, and through them they

(B) its decrees generally were obeyed as if to be law, and through these it

(C) their decrees, generally obeyed as law, through it they

(D) its decrees generally were obeyed like law, and through them it

(E) their decrees were generally obeyed as was the law, and through it they

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