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Recognizing, understanding and adjusting to changes in the global marketplace has become an increasingly complex task for most product managers.

A. Recognizing, understanding, and adjusting to
B. To recognize, understand, to adjust to
C. The recognition, understanding, and adjustment to
D. Recognizing, as well as understanding and adjusting to
E. That one recognize, understand, and adjust to
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Why is D not the correct answer?
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Recognizing changes, understanding changes, and adjusting to changes are three equally essential elements, none less than the others. D deviates from this reality by giving a lower status to understanding. That is why it is out of the reckoning
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Why is D not the correct answer?


Idiom - X as well as Y conveys that X is more important than Y (Both X and Y are important but X gets more importance).

In D, X as well as Y is used, which is incorrect because all the three elements in the parallel list are equally important. Hence A is the best answer as all elements in the list are perfectly parallel
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Recognizing changes, understanding changes, and adjusting to changes are three equally essential elements, none less than the others. D deviates from this reality by giving a lower status to understanding. That is why it is out of the reckoning


Hello Sir,

The following query may sound a bit silly but would you please assist ?

'Recognizing, understanding and adjusting to changes in the global marketplace has become an increasingly complex task'

I understand that 'an increasingly complex task' is referring to a single task, but I would like to know how the three items in a list don't need a plural verb 'have' ?

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Apparently they are plural but for the author. they do not seem so.
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Apparently they are plural but for the author. they do not seem so.


Thank you for the prompt response.
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