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Gone are the sharp edges and jutting planes of styles from former eras; instead, designers of everything from cars to computer monitors have adopted a cornerless style of smooth surfaces and curves that is more ergonomic, conforming to the shape of the body rather than flaunting shape for its own sake.

(A) more ergonomic, conforming to the shape of the body rather than flaunting shape
(B) more ergonomic, conformed to the body's shape and not to flaunting shape
(C) ergonomic, more conformed to the shape of the body and not to shape flaunted
(D) ergonomic, conforming more to the body's shape rather than shape flaunted
(E) ergonomic, conforming more to the shape of the body than flaunting shape

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New post 24 Jul 2007, 15:22
stevegt wrote:
Gone are the sharp edges and jutting planes of styles from former eras; instead, designers of everything from cars to computer monitors have adopted a cornerless style of smooth surfaces and curves that is more ergonomic, conforming to the shape of the body rather than flaunting shape for its own sake.

(A) more ergonomic, conforming to the shape of the body rather than flaunting shape
(B) more ergonomic, conformed to the body's shape and not to flaunting shape
(C) ergonomic, more conformed to the shape of the body and not to shape flaunted
(D) ergonomic, conforming more to the body's shape rather than shape flaunted
(E) ergonomic, conforming more to the shape of the body than flaunting shape



toughie..........

Among A, C, and E, A for me for proper participal modifier.

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New post 25 Jul 2007, 11:56
Between A and E - E slightly distorts the meaning. I'll go with A.

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New post 25 Jul 2007, 12:13
i will go with "A" as E seems to modify the meaning by inserting "More" in " conforming more to the shape of the body than flaunting shape"

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New post 26 Jul 2007, 00:12
E for me.


Can something be "more ergonomic"? I am just wondering.

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