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# The computer company has announced that it will purchase the

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02 Nov 2005, 14:13
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The computer company has announced that it will purchase the color printing division of the rival company for \$950 million, which is part of deal that will make it the largest manufacturer in the office color-printing market.

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B. million, a part of a deal that makes
C. million, part of a deal making
D. million as part of a deal to make
E. million as part of a deal that will make
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02 Nov 2005, 14:27
E)..."will purchase" and "will make". its A) or E)...A) is out b/c a nonrestrictive clause is not appropriate in this case.
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02 Nov 2005, 22:46
Although I ended up picking B first, since everything is in simple-present.
But then I realized E is more appropriate -- as the deal is pending and only after the completion will the company become no. 1 player.

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02 Nov 2005, 23:30
I vote E too

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02 Nov 2005, 23:50
a) Incorrect: "which" is the relative pronoun that modifies the noun immediately preceding it: "million." However, this does not make sense.
b) Incorrect: "a part" is incorrectly modified by the initial clause
c) Incorrect: "part of deal making" changes the meaning of the sentance
d) Incorrect: Infinitive "to make" is not neccessary

I pick E because "will make" is correct in this context.

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07 Nov 2005, 07:34
OA is E.

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