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In cold-water habitats, certain invertebrates and fish

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In cold-water habitats, certain invertebrates and fish [#permalink]

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05 Nov 2003, 05:56
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In cold-water habitats, certain invertebrates and fish convert starches into
complex carbohydrates called glycerols, in effect manufacturing its
own antifreeze
.

(A) in effect manufacturing its own antifreeze
(B) effectively manufacturing antifreeze of its own
(C) in effect manufacturing their own antifreeze
(D) so that they manufacture their own antifreeze
(E) thus the manufacture of its own antifreeze

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05 Nov 2003, 06:56
C (pronoun usage)

I ruled out D( because it might be changing the meaning of the sentence)

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05 Nov 2003, 06:58
I vote for C.

A,B,E are out because of usage "its"

D distorting meaning

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05 Nov 2003, 07:12
jaydi8 wrote:
C (pronoun usage)

I ruled out D( because it might be changing the meaning of the sentence)

so that=in order that—yes, it is awkward here.
C is correct.

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05 Nov 2003, 07:12
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