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Speaking from experience, the promise of huge profits was alluring to some of my business partners I believe.


(A) the promise of huge profits was alluring to some of my business partners I believe.

(B) I believe some of my business partners were alluring huge profits.

(C) I believe alluring to some of my business partners was the promise of huge profits

(D) it is my belief that the promise of huge profits allured some of my business partners

(E) I believe that the promise of huge profits was alluring to some of my business partners

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Speaking from experience, the promise of huge profits was alluring to some of my business partners I believe.


Who is speaking from experience? - "I"- hence (A) and (D) out.

What is alluring my business partners? - The promise of huge profits - hence (B) and (C) out.

(B) distorts the intended meaning and (C) grammatically correct but in comparison to elegant - (E) is not good enough.

(A) the promise of huge profits was alluring to some of my business partners I believe.

(B) I believe some of my business partners were alluring huge profits.

(C) I believe alluring to some of my business partners was the promise of huge profits

(D) it is my belief that the promise of huge profits allured some of my business partners

(E) I believe that the promise of huge profits was alluring to some of my business partners

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The author says that the promise of huge profits was alluring to some of her business partners. This she says from her experience.

Error: Modifier error : 'Speaking from experience' should modify "I". Rest is correctly worded.

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