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John Smith provides information on the conditions that lead women to a gynecologist, and he notes that these conditions can, and sometimes are, used in the promotion of surgery which is not needed.


(A) and he notes that these conditions can, and sometimes are, used in the promotion of surgery which is not needed

(B) noting that these conditions can be, and sometimes are, used to promote needless surgery

(C) and notes that they could and sometimes are used unnecessarily in promoting surgery

(D) sometimes promoting needless surgery

(E) which they use sometimes to promote unnecessary surgery

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Can you help me to understand B vs E?
Are not noting and promoting both acting as coma + verb-ing modifiers correct?
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John Smith provides information on the conditions that lead women to a gynecologist, and he notes that these conditions can, and sometimes are, used in the promotion of surgery which is not needed.


(A) and he notes that these conditions can, and sometimes are, used in the promotion of surgery which is not needed -> should be “can be used”

(B) noting that these conditions can be, and sometimes are, used to promote needless surgery-> correct

(C) and notes that they could and sometimes are used unnecessarily in promoting surgery -> what does “they” refer to?

(D) sometimes promoting needless surgery -> meaning change

(E) which they use sometimes to promote unnecessary surgery -> same as C
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aragonn GMATNinja VeritasKarishma AjiteshArun

Can you help me to understand B vs E?
Are not noting and promoting both acting as coma + verb-ing modifiers correct?
Do you mean B vs. D? Because E has an incorrect they (conditions?) in it.

Option D could mean that John Smith (by providing information on the conditions...) is promoting "needless surgery".
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