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Even though variable rate mortgages are an attractive option due to low introductory interest rates, it can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose monthly expenditures should remain fairly constant to avoid ending up in debt.

A.it can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose
B. they can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, because their
C. they are potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose
D. for people with tight budgets it can be dangerous, because their
E. for people with tight budgets, they can be potentially dangerous in that their

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A.it can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose --- Incorrect use of pronoun "It" with plural subject "variable rate mortgages"..
B. they can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, because their --- Presence of" their" is ambiguous
C. they are potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose --- correct { "whose" is correctly pointing to "people with tight budgets"
D for people with tight budgets, it can be dangerous, because their --- same as A
E. for people with tight budgets, they can be potentially dangerous in that their -- Incorrect use of that
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Even though variable rate mortgages are an attractive option due to low introductory interest rates, it can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose monthly expenditures should remain fairly constant to avoid ending up in debt.

A.it can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose
B. they can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, because their
C. they are potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose
D. for people with tight budgets it can be dangerous, because their
E. for people with tight budgets, they can be potentially dangerous in that their

Correct answer must be (C) for the highlighted errors in other options....

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Is 'whose' in option C not referring to 'budgets' ?
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Even though variable rate mortgages are an attractive option due to low introductory interest rates, it can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose monthly expenditures should remain fairly constant to avoid ending up in debt.

A.it can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose
B. they can be potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, because their
C. they are potentially dangerous for people with tight budgets, whose
D. for people with tight budgets it can be dangerous, because their
E. for people with tight budgets, they can be potentially dangerous in that their


Good question
Answer is C
A it in is wrong as it refers to a plural noun "variable rate mortgages"
B their is ambiguous as it can refer to both "variable rate mortgages " and people.
C Correct as whose is used to refer to people .
D it is wrong
E their is wrong
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In choice (B), isn't "can be potentially" redundant?
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Yes, the redundant "can potentially" is a problem in A, B, and E.
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