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In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific
conference on new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and
emotional skills as
an active process that may be largely completed before age three.
A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills,
that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as


answer is D.Here is idiomatic problem.
(A)indicates.....................as is non idiomatic
(B)that modifies the white house scientific conference which is singular.so use of are is incorrect and indicative of..............as is non idiomatic
(C)It distorts the intended meaning of the sentence
(D)Correctly modifies and correctly use idiom indicating that.................is
(E)Again incorrect idiom indicative of......as

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mymba99 wrote:
In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific
conference on new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and
emotional skills as
an active process that may be largely completed before age three.
A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills,
that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as



IMO, D is the right choice. indicating that a child's acquisition of A, B and C is

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A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as: Incorrct. Two problems. 1st..that indicates .....as...unidimatic and child's acquiring language..incorrect use of tense
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as: Incorrect. idiom fault plus sub verb agreement
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills,that it is: Incorrect
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is: correct. correct sub verb use and correct idiom[/color]
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as: incorrect. idiom fault
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In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific conference on
new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as an
active process that may be largely completed before age three.

A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills, that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as

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D it is: indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is

Faults in bold:

A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills, that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
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In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific conference on new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as an active process that may be largely completed before age three.

A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills, that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as

I think I am still a little bit confused about the using of the present participles :cry:

On this example, I eliminated D because I think the "indicating"can't function as a verb by itself. If it is used as a modifier to modify the whole first sentence, a "," will be needed before the "indicating".

Can someone help me, please? :(


C has many problem. i will focus on only "to indicate"
to indicate can modify a immediately preceding noun or a preceding clause.
to modify a preceding noun, findings to indicate , is not idiom
to modiy a preceding clause, Clinton hosted to indicate , is not logic.

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A – indicates – that refers to findings hence indicates(singular verb) is wrong
B – “indicative of a child” is wrong should be indicative of child's aacqusitions
C – No referent for it
D - Correct
E – that is required after findings

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In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific
conference on new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and
emotional skills as
an active process that may be largely completed before age three.
A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills,
that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as


Was confused with all the options , though D looks the best one but does it not mean that Hillary Clinton hosted the conference indicating that a child's acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is... as if to say it would have indicated some thing else if Bill Clinton were to host :-D

Could be missing something very basic as nobody else had this doubt , but please help me with this

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IMO The answer should be D
she hosted... indicating something.

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I thought first that Choice D is correct. However, "a child???s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills" should be followed by a plural verb.
Am I incorrect?

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I thought first that Choice D is correct. However, "a child???s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills" should be followed by a plural verb.
Am I incorrect?

Other choice does not seem to be correct.


"Acquisition" is the subject, which is singular. The verb "is" is alright.

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IMO OA should be D.

a participial phrase + comma will modify the subject not the adjacent noun. However, there is no comma prior to findings. Therefore, D.

In April 1996, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific conference on new findings indicating that a child's acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is an active process that may be largely completed before age three.

Here, the subject is "Child's acquiring language" [blah blah blah] is.

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In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific
conference on new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and
emotional skills as an active process that may be largely completed before age three.
A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
findings that indicates- Wrong
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
indicative of a child - Wrong
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills,
that it is

Wrong
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
Correct
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as
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Only D seems better than other options - indicative is wrong . to indicate .... that it is - wrong so only D is left out and moreover it looks logical.

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In April 1997, Hillary Rodham Clinton hosted an all-day White House scientific conference on new findings that
indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
an active process that may be largely
completed before age three.

A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills, that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
E. indicative of a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills as

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new findings that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as an
active process that may be largely completed before age three.
A. that indicates a child’s acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
B. that are indicative of a child acquiring language, thinking, and emotional skills as
C. to indicate that when a child acquires language, thinking, and emotional skills, that it is
D. indicating that a child’s acquisition of language, thinking, and emotional skills is
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