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Like the beautiful old growth forests that provide the necessary habitat for the marten and fisher cat, the animals themselves are disappearing across North America because of increased logging and development.

A) the animals themselves are disappearing across North America because of increased logging and development

B) increased logging and development are causing the animals themselves to disappear

C) increased logging and development are the cause of the animals themselves disappearing

D) the animals’ disappearance across North America is being caused by increased logging and development

E) North America has a disappearance of the animals themselves because of increased logging and development
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Like the beautiful old growth forests that provide the necessary habitat for the marten and fisher cat, the animals themselves are disappearing across North America because of increased logging and development.

A) the animals themselves are disappearing across North America because of increased logging and development

B) increased logging and development are causing the animals themselves to disappear

C) increased logging and development are the cause of the animals themselves disappearing

D) the animals’ disappearance across North America is being caused by increased logging and development

E) North America has a disappearance of the animals themselves because of increased logging and development



LIKE in the beginning of the sentence requires the Noun after the like phrase to be similar in comparison..
The two things disappearing are
1) the forest
2) the animals living in them

The ORIGINAL sentence follows proper comparison so is correct
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Option E I believe based on parallelism...

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A is correct as explained by Chetan.

Others have problems in them .


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Why is D wrong - the 'animals disappearance' is compared to 'Like the beautiful old forests'.
Can someone explain this in detail?

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deucebigalow wrote:
Like the beautiful old growth forests that provide the necessary habitat for the marten and fisher cat, the animals themselves are disappearing across North America because of increased logging and development.

A) the animals themselves are disappearing across North America because of increased logging and development

B) increased logging and development are causing the animals themselves to disappear

C) increased logging and development are the cause of the animals themselves disappearing

D) the animals’ disappearance across North America is being caused by increased logging and development

E) North America has a disappearance of the animals themselves because of increased logging and development


in the non underlined part,,,forests are present.... hence someting should be compared to them....

A is the best

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Why is D wrong - the 'animals disappearance' is compared to 'Like the beautiful old forests'.
Can someone explain this in detail?

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:think: In A, comparing Forest with animals, can you one please explain?

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Hi Experts
This sentence is comparing forest and Animals , is this correct ?
What does sentence mean ?
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