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Maybe every travel guide that contains references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the "floating", uniquely beautiful city of Venice.

A. Maybe every travel guide that contains references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the"floating", uniquely beautiful

B. Every travel guide containing references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the"floating", uniquely beautiful

C. Perhaps every travel guide containing references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the uniquely beautiful, "floating"

D. Perhaps every travel guide that contains references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the "floating" city, uniquely beautiful

E. Perhaps every travel guide that contains references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, will visit the "floating", uniquely beautiful
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A. Maybe every travel guide that contains references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the"floating", uniquely beautiful-"maybe" in this context is wrong usage.Perhaps sounds way better-out

B. Every travel guide containing references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the"floating", uniquely beautiful-It removes the element of uncertainty brought by Maybe/perhaps-out

C. Perhaps every travel guide containing references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the uniquely beautiful, "floating"-Looks good, proper subjunctive, proper order of adjectives,proper verb-ing modifying the "travel guide".

D. Perhaps every travel guide that contains references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, visit the "floating" city, uniquely beautiful-the order of adjectives is improper,making it X city, Y city-out

E. Perhaps every travel guide that contains references to Italy recommends that tourists, especially those in search of a romantic atmosphere, will visit the "floating", uniquely beautiful-will visit changes the meaning-out

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Is the usage of coma after beautiful in option 'C' correct?

Moreover, what is wrong in choice D? Doesn't 'uniquely beautiful' modify the 'Floating city'?
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Is the usage of coma after beautiful in option 'C' correct?

Moreover, what is wrong in choice D? Doesn't 'uniquely beautiful' modify the 'Floating city'?


Hi Mahmud6 ,

I am happy to help you my friend. :)

Option D is a blunder here. It is trying to convey that travelers visit the "floating city" (followed by a modifier for this city). This illogically means there is a city named floating city and this city is very beautiful. This is not the real meaning of the sentence.

Option C : It correctly conveys the idea that there is a uniquely beautiful floating city of Venice. This means there is a single city that has two adjectives. 1)beautiful 2)floating.

I agree with your comma point but that could be to differentiate the two adjectives. Since only option that conveys the real meaning is C, I will select C as the answer (I took 2:15 to solve this question. )
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