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# One of the largest internet search companies recently expanded its

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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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Originally posted by daboo343 on 26 Mar 2017, 01:39.
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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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24 Jul 2017, 02:15
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What is the difference between 'for threatening' and 'that threatens'? How do they change the meaning ?

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27 Jul 2017, 04:36
Shiv2016 wrote:
mike, GMATNinja, and other experts

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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07 Oct 2018, 21:16
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
(Ambiguous meaning)
B) creating a new web browser that threatens
C) which would create a new web browser that threatens
(Incorrectly 'which' modifies products line here that is incorrect)
D) which created a new web browser for threatening
same as 'B'
E) which created a new web browser that threatens
same as 'B'
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