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476. Less detrimental than the effects of bacterial transformation is the effects of bacterial deterioration: spoilage of food, metals corroding, decay of wood, and other undesirable alterations of substances.
(A) is the effects of bacterial deterioration: spoilage of food, metals corroding
(B) are the effects of bacterial deterioration: spoilage of food, metals corroding
(C) is the effects of bacterial deterioration, which include spoilage of food, metals corroding
(D) are the effects of bacterial deterioration, which includes spoilage of food, corrosion of metals
(E) are the effects of bacterial deterioration: spoilage of food, corrosion of metals
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Las cualidades del agua...porque el agua no olvida que su destino es el mar, y que tarde o temprano deberá llegar a él.

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e..i think
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Its parallel: spoilage of food, corrosion of metals
Preserves the meaning: using colon instead of ',which' which would imply that bacterial deterioration include spoilage of food, corrosion of metals, rather than its effects.

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e..i think
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Its parallel: spoilage of food, corrosion of metals
Preserves the meaning: using colon instead of ',which' which would imply that bacterial deterioration include spoilage of food, corrosion of metals, rather than its effects.


parallelism is in D too. but couldn't guess why not "which", now it's clear :) OA is E
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Re: bacterial deterioration   [#permalink] 22 Jul 2009, 03:35
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