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Several years ago the diet industry introduced a variety of appetite suppressants, but some of these drugs caused stomach disorders severe enough to have them banned by the Food and Drug Administration.
(A) stomach disorders severe enough to have them
(B) stomach disorders that were severe enough so they were
(C) stomach disorders of such severity so as to be
(D) such severe stomach disorders that they were
(E) such severe stomach disorders as to be

In D "They" is not refering to dosorders rather than drugs???

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Several years ago the diet industry introduced a variety of appetite suppressants, but some of these drugs caused stomach disorders severe enough to have them banned by the Food and Drug Administration.
(A) stomach disorders severe enough to have them
(B) stomach disorders that were severe enough so they were
(C) stomach disorders of such severity so as to be
(D) such severe stomach disorders that they were
(E) such severe stomach disorders as to be

In D "They" is not refering to dosorders rather than drugs???


ANS should be D. In " S+V+such ~ that+S...structure, those two S should be the same. So, "they" here refers to the some of the drugs.

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vivektripathi wrote:
Several years ago the diet industry introduced a variety of appetite suppressants, but some of these drugs caused stomach disorders severe enough to have them banned by the Food and Drug Administration.
(A) stomach disorders severe enough to have them
(B) stomach disorders that were severe enough so they were
(C) stomach disorders of such severity so as to be
(D) such severe stomach disorders that they were
(E) such severe stomach disorders as to be

In D "They" is not refering to dosorders rather than drugs???


A), B) and C) sound passive and wordy.

D) is better in comparison with E)

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vivektripathi wrote:
Several years ago the diet industry introduced a variety of appetite suppressants, but some of these drugs caused stomach disorders severe enough to have them banned by the Food and Drug Administration.
(A) stomach disorders severe enough to have them
(B) stomach disorders that were severe enough so they were
(C) stomach disorders of such severity so as to be
(D) such severe stomach disorders that they were
(E) such severe stomach disorders as to be

In D "They" is not refering to dosorders rather than drugs???


ANS should be D. In " S+V+such ~ that+S...structure, those two S should be the same. So, "they" here refers to the some of the drugs.


Can you please elaborate on this rule? Never came across this before.

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