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1.As the housing affordability gap widens, middle-income families are especially hard-hit, and these families can no longer qualify to buy homes, and rising rental rates force them to use far more than the standard 25 percent of their incomes for housing, leaving them with no equity or tax write-offs to offset the expenditures.

A. and these families can no longer qualify to buy homes, and

B. since these families can no longer afford to buy homes, furthermore

C. for these families can no longer afford to buy homes, yet

D. and these families can no longer afford to buy homes; however,

E. and these families can no longer afford to buy homes, for


2.Believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, elephants emit low-frequency sounds that may be used as a secret language to communicate with other members of the herd.

A. Believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, elephants emit low-frequency sounds that may be used

B. Elephants emit low-frequency sounds that are believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, and they may use this

C. Elephants emit low-frequency sounds, believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, that they may use

D. Originating, it is believed, from a small area on their foreheads; elephants emit low-frequency sounds they may use

E. Originating, it is believed, from a small area on their foreheads, low-frequency sounds are emitted by elephants that may be used


Hi Guys, I need clarification on question number 2. Is the that in answer C referring to low -frequency sounds or foreheads???

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don2007 wrote:
Hi Guys,

Please can you help??


1.As the housing affordability gap widens, middle-income families are especially hard-hit, and these families can no longer qualify to buy homes, and rising rental rates force them to use far more than the standard 25 percent of their incomes for housing, leaving them with no equity or tax write-offs to offset the expenditures.

A. and these families can no longer qualify to buy homes, and

B. since these families can no longer afford to buy homes, furthermore

C. for these families can no longer afford to buy homes, yet

D. and these families can no longer afford to buy homes; however,

E. and these families can no longer afford to buy homes, for


2.Believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, elephants emit low-frequency sounds that may be used as a secret language to communicate with other members of the herd.

A. Believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, elephants emit low-frequency sounds that may be used --> should be sounds, not elephants, that are believed to originate.

B. Elephants emit low-frequency sounds that are believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, and they may use this --> Run-on.

C. Elephants emit low-frequency sounds, believed to originate from a small area on their foreheads, that they may use
--> "that" should refer to the sounds. BEST choice?

D. Originating, it is believed, from a small area on their foreheads; elephants emit low-frequency sounds they may use

E. Originating, it is believed, from a small area on their foreheads, low-frequency sounds are emitted by elephants that may be used --> passive voice.


Hi Guys, I need clarification on question number 2. Is the that in answer C referring to low -frequency sounds or foreheads???


1. Only B & C stand. And now this is a matter of interpreting the question content. I choce C.
2. See the bold for wrong expression above.

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Hi Guys,

I still await your responses.

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don2007 wrote:
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I still await your responses.

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Richardson wrote:

1. Only B & C stand. And now this is a matter of interpreting the question content. I choce C.
2. See the bold for wrong expression above.


I agree with what Richardson said. I chose C over B because yet shows contrast in a different situation.

I remember another question with for in there. Can some one comment on how and why choice C is grammatically correct ?

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