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# Sentence correction

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19 Aug 2019, 19:57
Although the development team is fully staffed, the managers always holds us responsible for that team’s work if it not finished.

A:
managers always holds us responsible for that team’s work

B:
manager always hold us responsible for their work

C:
managers always hold us responsible for that team’s work

D:
managers hold us responsible for that team’s work always

What should be the answer and why ?

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19 Aug 2019, 20:32
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Although the development team is fully staffed, the managers always holds us responsible for that team’s work if it not finished.

A: managers always holds us responsible for that team’s work (wrong SV agreement)

B: manager always hold us responsible for their work (wrong SV agreement)

C: managers always hold us responsible for that team’s work (correct)

D: managers hold us responsible for that team’s work always
Always can't be At the beginning or the end of the sentence. more details are explained in the links below:
https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/everyday-grammar/3597426.html
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19 Aug 2019, 22:18
C: Managers always hold us responsible for that team’s work - Correct one, 'Hold' is required as we have plural in the sentence. option A negated. Now, in option B, 'their' looks incorrect, Negate this option. So among option C & D, option C looks better as in option D, use of 'always' in the end is not correct.

Option C, IMO
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20 Aug 2019, 08:43
akankshagupta1211 wrote:
Although the development team is fully staffed, the managers always holds us responsible for that team’s work if it not finished.

A:
managers always holds us responsible for that team’s work

B:
manager always hold us responsible for their work

C:
managers always hold us responsible for that team’s work

D:
managers hold us responsible for that team’s work always

What should be the answer and why ?
managers hold us is correct
That team’s work is correct

IMO C

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