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04 Apr 2005, 05:44
In one of the most stunning reversals in the history of marketing, the Coca-Cola company in July 1985 yielded to thousands of irate consumers demanding that it should bring back the original Coke formula.
(A) demanding that it should
(B) demanding it to
(C) and their demand to
(D) who demanded that it
(E) who demanded it to
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04 Apr 2005, 06:10
D) "who" clearly modifies "consumers" and "it" clearly refers to "company"
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04 Apr 2005, 08:00
D.

As explained by christoph.
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04 Apr 2005, 11:07
Thanks OA is D. Can someone explain why E is wrong?
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04 Apr 2005, 12:29
sonaketu wrote:
Thanks OA is D. Can someone explain why E is wrong?

you don't need "to" after "demand"
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04 Apr 2005, 12:37
You "demand that"something be done
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04 Apr 2005, 20:38
we need 'who' to properly introduce the modifier for the consumers.
Between D and E, I'l take D

D uses 'that' to introduce a subjunctive mood since a demand was made. 'It' properly refers to the Coca-Cola Company.

D it is.
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