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One of the largest internet search companies recently expanded its product line, creating a new web browser for threatening several existing software packages that have dominated the market for years.

A) creating a new web browser for threatening
B) creating a new web browser that threatens
C) which would create a new web browser that threatens
D) which created a new web browser for threatening
E) which created a new web browser that threatens
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One of the largest internet search companies recently expanded its product line, creating a new web browser for threatening several existing software packages that have dominated the market for years.

A) creating a new web browser for threatening
B) creating a new web browser that threatens
C) which would create a new web browser that threatens
D) which created a new web browser for threatening
E) which created a new web browser that threatens



A) creating a new web browser for threatening
companies did not create product to threaten , wrong meaning

B) creating a new web browser that threatens
Correct

C) which would create a new web browser that threatens
wrong modifier , the modifier should modify companies here not product line.

D) which created a new web browser for threatening
wrong modifier , the modifier should modify companies here not product line.

E) which created a new web browser that threatens
wrong modifier , the modifier should modify companies here not product line.
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One of the largest internet search companies recently expanded its product line, creating a new web browser for threatening several existing software packages that have dominated the market for years.

A) creating a new web browser for threatening
B) creating a new web browser that threatens
C) which would create a new web browser that threatens
D) which created a new web browser for threatening
E) which created a new web browser that threatens


C,D,E are out
which modifying the product line which is not correct
A is out as it conveys company created the web browser for threatning....

B is correct Hence OA

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One of the largest internet search companies recently expanded its product line, creating a new web browser for threatening several existing software packages that have dominated the market for years.
a) One of the largest ……..line is an independent clause.
b) For threatening/ to threaten/ that threatens

Options:
creating a new web browser for threatening

creating a new web browser that threatens

which would create a new web browser that threatens

which created a new web browser for threatening

which created a new web browser that threatens


All the ‘which’ options are incorrect because which always modifies preceding noun. In this case, which is modifying product line and hence it is non-sensical (product line cannot create something).

The only difference between a and b is ‘for threatening’ and that threatens. That threatens is more clear.
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What is the difference between 'for threatening' and 'that threatens'? How do they change the meaning ?


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What is the difference between 'for threatening' and 'that threatens'? How do they change the meaning ?


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hey ,
trying to put my 2 cents here, see this is just an cause and effect relationship so option A or B could be the right answer , now if we see intended meaning of the sentence we find that " for threatening" implies that the company makes it product to threatens other's so this does not fulfill the condition of cause and effect ,which should be spontaneous , so option A is wrong for this reason and B clearly states the logical meaning .

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A or original sentence is wrong b/c of "for"
"product line" cannot create anything, or any brower web => C,D,E are wrong.

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Hello Experts,

If we had the below option, would it be correct?

creating a new web browser to threaten

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daboo343 wrote:
One of the largest internet search companies recently expanded its product line, creating a new web browser for threatening several existing software packages that have dominated the market for years.

A) creating a new web browser for threatening
B) creating a new web browser that threatens
C) which would create a new web browser that threatens
D) which created a new web browser for threatening
E) which created a new web browser that threatens



A) creating a new web browser for threatening
companies did not create product to threaten , wrong meaning

B) creating a new web browser that threatens
Correct

C) which would create a new web browser that threatens
wrong modifier , the modifier should modify companies here not product line.

D) which created a new web browser for threatening
wrong modifier , the modifier should modify companies here not product line.

E) which created a new web browser that threatens
wrong modifier , the modifier should modify companies here not product line.


I disagree with your explanation, "ti" and "for" have different meaning and usage. B is correct but your explanation is not correct.

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pikolo2510 wrote:
Hello Experts,

If we had the below option, would it be correct?

creating a new web browser to threaten



one tip is to memorize in this way. Thanks for helping me, not thanks to help me. => help indicates a purpose.
in this question, both "for" and "to" are incorrect because the company does not want to create a product that somehow relates to any threat on something else.
Now, everything makes sense?

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