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# The pharmaceutical companies have announced new strategies to increase

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The pharmaceutical companies have announced new strategies to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create strategic partnerships with small biotechnology firms.

A. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create
B. to increase in their development pipelines the number of new drugs by the creation of
C. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines by creating
D. for increasing the number of new drugs in their development pipelines, and creating
E. for increasing the number of new development pipeline drugs in the creation of

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1. to increase is better than for increasing. Eliminate D & E
2. Option B there is change in meaning
3. Option A I suspect about use of they. It is ambiguous. The pharmaceutical companies or new strategies
4. IMO C
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Bunuel wrote:
The pharmaceutical companies have announced new strategies to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create strategic partnerships with small biotechnology firms.

A. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create
B. to increase in their development pipelines the number of new drugs by the creation of
C. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines by creating
D. for increasing the number of new drugs in their development pipelines, and creating
E. for increasing the number of new development pipeline drugs in the creation of

A. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create
"In that they" sounds funny to me

B. to increase in their development pipelines the number of new drugs by the creation of
I think it needs "commas" , "comma"in their development pipelines, "comma"

C. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines by creating
Good

D. for increasing the number of new drugs in their development pipelines, and creating
", and creating" -> changes the meaning

E. for increasing the number of new development pipeline drugs in the creation of[/quote]
"in the creation of" -> sounds strange to me
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The pharmaceutical companies have announced new strategies to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create strategic partnerships with small biotechnology firms.

A. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create -> "their" refers back to "The pharmaceutical companies" and they refers back to "The pharmaceutical companies". If we read it now, "...to increase the number of new drugs in The pharmaceutical companies' development pipelines in that The pharmaceutical companies will create..." It doesn't make sense. Incorrect

B. to increase in their development pipelines the number of new drugs by the creation of ->Incorrect. we are not talking about increase in companies' development pipelines.

C. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines by creating -> It is precise. let's keep it.

D. for increasing the number of new drugs in their development pipelines, and creating -> now, meaning is changed. we have increasing and creating makes different strategies.

E. for increasing the number of new development pipeline drugs in the creation of -> we have meaning changed again "the number of new development pipeline drugs". Incorrect.

So, I think C.

Originally posted by TarunKumar1234 on 25 Jan 2021, 23:53.
Last edited by TarunKumar1234 on 27 Jan 2021, 11:28, edited 1 time in total.
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The pharmaceutical companies have announced new strategies to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create strategic partnerships with small biotechnology firms.

A. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines in that they will create Incorrect

B. to increase in their development pipelines the number of new drugs by the creation of Incorrect

misplaced - the number of new drugs
by the creation of - wrong

C. to increase the number of new drugs in their development pipelines by creating Correct

D. for increasing the number of new drugs in their development pipelines, and creating Incorrect

strategies to - correct

E. for increasing the number of new development pipeline drugs in the creation of Incorrect

strategies to - correct
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