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In order to cover the fees for a particularly expensive lawsuit

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In order to cover the fees for a particularly expensive lawsuit, the company management was forced to consider liquidating an inventory they could in the future have sold for a profit.

A- they could in the future have sold for a profit
B- they could have at a point in the future sold for a profit
C- that could in the future have been sold later for a profit
D- it could later have sold for a profit in the future
E- it could in the future have sold later for a profit

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Originally posted by mbaaspirant80 on 05 Oct 2017, 05:28.
Last edited by broall on 05 Oct 2017, 06:05, edited 1 time in total.
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New post 05 Oct 2017, 06:27
IMO:
Its definitely between D and E --"They" is wrong here, but i find D and E also incorrect
future and later --Its redundant
Can you please provide OE
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In A & B, they does not agree with company management (singular).
In C, D & E later and future are redundant.

Not sure about the validity of the question.
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New post 15 Dec 2017, 10:06
hello, this question looks weird, and i need help with this question.
Is ready 4 gmat a good source?
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In A & B, they does not agree with company management (singular).
In C, D & E later and future are redundant.

Not sure about the validity of the question.


Your reasoning is correct - all options have problems as you mentioned. Nonetheless the main error for all the options is the use of past perfect ("could have sold") for a future event with respect to past - past perfect is applicable for past of past, but not for future of past. Conditional future ("could sell" / "would sell") is correct for depiciting future of past.
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