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Both the sentences are not correct.

Sentence 1 is INCORRECT. The pronoun IT cannot refer to "Human Body's" (possessive noun).

Sentence 2 is CORRECT. The pronoun IT refers to "Human Body".


Referring back to original question in the thread...
What about "its" in C. How can we refer back to possessive noun with a pronoun. Just becoz of this error, I Moved on to next option.
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As far as I know, the consideration here is the words 'the company's' and 'its' and not 'the company' and 'its'. we can match a possessive noun with another possessive pronoun as you find in this case. Hence, C is good enough. D changes the entire meaning of the original text by stating that there is a 'new company'.
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In their latest press release, the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations into the global software market via a series of acquisitions in Asia and Latin America.

A. the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations

B. the new company's management stated that they planned on expanding its operations

C. the company's new managers stated their plan to expand its operations

D. the new company managers stated their plan for its operations, expanding

E. the company's new management stated that they planned to expand its operations
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New post 09 Jun 2018, 03:48
IMO C is the correct for the following reasons ...

Beginning of the sentence is with the dangling modifier ..so comma must be followed by the subject ..As per the meaning ..subject must be plural ...hence managers ..logically okay per the sentence ..Pronoun their also agreeing with the antecedent ..also, Its being a possessive pronoun ...is correctly referring to possessive for of noun i.e company's...

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In their latest press release, the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations into the global software market via a series of acquisitions in Asia and Latin America.

A. the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations

B. the new company's management stated that they planned on expanding its operations

C. the company's new managers stated their plan to expand its operations

D. the new company managers stated their plan for its operations, expanding

E. the company's new management stated that they planned to expand its operations


A, B and E: In their latest press release, the company's new management
Here, their lacks a plural referent.
Eliminate A, B and E.

D: the new company managers
Here, it is unclear whether new serves to modify company (conveying that THE COMPANY is new) or managers (conveying that the MANAGERS are new).
Since the intended referent for new is unclear, eliminate D.



Generally, a COMMA + VERBing modifier must express an action that happens at the SAME TIME as or as a DIRECT RESULT of the preceding action.
D: the new company managers stated their plan for its operations, expanding into the global software market
Here, the usage of COMMA + expanding implies that the managers were EXPANDING at the same time as they STATED or as a direct result of this action.
Neither meaning is logical.
Eliminate D.
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vinrar wrote:
In their latest press release, the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations into the global software market via a series of acquisitions in Asia and Latin America.

A. the company's new management stated a plan for expansion of its operations

B. the new company's management stated that they planned on expanding its operations

C. the company's new managers stated their plan to expand its operations

D. the new company managers stated their plan for its operations, expanding

E. the company's new management stated that they planned to expand its operations


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New post 21 Aug 2018, 04:29
the company's new managers(Subject 1) stated their(Subject2) plan to expand its operations

Isnt this sentence wrong with 2 subjects ?
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