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The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is a good one for their clients to invest in.

(A) The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(B) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(C) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(D) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company was
(E) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company is

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The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is a good one for their clients to invest in.

(A) The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(B) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(C) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(D) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company was
(E) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company is


A- is wrong because of S-V agreemnet issue. Also, as per the meaning what convinced company is the "Rise in revenue" so here rise need to be the subject.

B-is wrong because of S-V agreemnet issue. Also, consistently rising revenues is wrong.

C-All things are fine in C

D- first the use of was

E- S-V error , subject is rise and the verb is "have" but rise is singuukar so we need singular verb
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Can someone please help here. Why is A wrong!
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Can someone please help here. Why is A wrong!
Option A is:

The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced...

1. Consistent is an adjective, and it modifies the noun revenues. This means that the revenues are consistent. That is not the correct meaning (consistent means that something remains the same, or happens the same way).

2. Unlike the noun rise, which is singular, revenues is plural. However, the verb has convinced is singular.
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(D) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company was

if (D) had was replaced with is, will the sentence be correct then ?

I want to understand the use of Consistently. is it an adverb and that is wrong ? is it wrong in modifying "rising revenues" being an adverb?
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(D) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company was

if (D) had was replaced with is, will the sentence be correct then ?

I want to understand the use of Consistently. is it an adverb and that is wrong ? is it wrong in modifying "rising revenues" being an adverb?


Yes, the sentence will be correct. 'Consistently' is an adverb modifying an adjective "rising"

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dcummins wrote:
The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is a good one for their clients to invest in.

(A) The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(B) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(C) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(D) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company was
(E) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company is



Why is B wrong here?
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The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is a good one for their clients to invest in.

(A) The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(B) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(C) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company has convinced analysts that the company is
(D) The consistently rising revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company was
(E) The consistent rise in the revenues of the shipping company have convinced analysts that the company is



Why is B wrong here?


Because of Subject-Verb disagreement. revenues is plural. However, the verb has convinced is singular
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Can someone please help here. Why is A wrong!
Option A is:

The consistent rising revenues of the shipping company has convinced...

1. Consistent is an adjective, and it modifies the noun revenues. This means that the revenues are consistent. That is not the correct meaning (consistent means that something remains the same, or happens the same way).

2. Unlike the noun rise, which is singular, revenues is plural. However, the verb has convinced is singular.



Thanks for the explanation. I was stuck thinking rising as a gerund. It makes sense that it is an adjective and plural is required.
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