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The branches of fruit trees often either create too dense a canopy

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The branches of fruit trees often either create too dense a canopy, which limits other branches' access of air and sunlight, and cross one another, causing damage to both where they rub together.

A. which limits other branches' access of air and sunlight, and cross

B. limiting other branches' access of air and sunlight, or crossing

C. with the limitation of other branches' access of air and sunlight, or crossing

D. limiting other branches' access to air and sunlight, or cross

E. with a limiting of other branches' access to air and sunlight, and cross
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New post 27 Oct 2017, 00:35
IMO the answer is D.
Cause the modifier seems to modify the action that is 'create'.
Hence the -ing modifier, this leaves us with B or D.
In B the word 'crossing' makes it sound awkward!


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The branches of fruit trees often either create too dense a canopy, which limits other branches' access of air and sunlight, and cross one another, causing damage to both where they rub together.

A. which limits other branches' access of air and sunlight, and cross

B. limiting other branches' access of air and sunlight, or crossing

C. with the limitation of other branches' access of air and sunlight, or crossing

D. limiting other branches' access to air and sunlight, or cross

E. with a limiting of other branches' access to air and sunlight, and cross

I think the answer is D, Either + V-INFI... or + v- infi

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New post 27 Oct 2017, 02:23
Either X or Y idiom where X and Y are parallel - only option D satisfies this


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