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# In an effort to reduce their overstock, many fashion

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07 May 2012, 00:24
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In an effort to reduce their overstock, many fashion designers have cut prices; their clothes have been priced to sell, and they are.

A) have been priced to sell, and they are
B) are priced to sell, and they have
C) are priced to sell, and they do
D) are being priced to sell, and have
E) had been priced to sell, and they have

Could you please explain your choice? I am really confused with the second part of the sentence and do not know how to solove it.
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07 May 2012, 02:28
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Sell is omitted. Now replace options with sell

A) have been priced to sell, and they are SELL
B) are priced to sell, and they have-SELL
C) are priced to sell, and they do SELL - only this makes sense.
D) are being priced to sell, and have SELL
E) had been priced to sell, and they have SELL
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07 May 2012, 09:43
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JubtaGubar wrote:
In an effort to reduce their overstock, many fashion designers have cut prices; their clothes have been priced to sell, and they are.

A) have been priced to sell, and they are
B) are priced to sell, and they have
C) are priced to sell, and they do
D) are being priced to sell, and have
E) had been priced to sell, and they have

Could you please explain your choice? I am really confused with the second part of the sentence and do not know how to solove it.

C has the correct construction. are priced to sell and they do sell.. here sell is optional as the meaning is clear without sell..
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07 May 2012, 10:26
JubtaGubar wrote:
In an effort to reduce their overstock, many fashion designers have cut prices; their clothes have been priced to sell, and they are.

A) have been priced to sell, and they are
B) are priced to sell, and they have
C) are priced to sell, and they do
D) are being priced to sell, and have
E) had been priced to sell, and they have

Could you please explain your choice? I am really confused with the second part of the sentence and do not know how to solove it.

I would go for C
they are price to sell and they do sell

it is the same type like this one
oil-prices-132081.html
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21 May 2012, 11:38
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Can someone please explain how to tackle this type of questions...

How to eliminate the other choices??
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09 Nov 2012, 08:44
Ya, I am totally agree with you as you said above about fashion.
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Re: In an effort to reduce their overstock, many fashion  [#permalink]

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01 Aug 2017, 03:14
There are two tags for this question: OG and Kaplan.

I feel this is from Kaplan since OG one talks about brewers.
Re: In an effort to reduce their overstock, many fashion &nbs [#permalink] 01 Aug 2017, 03:14
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