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# The rise in the price of crabmeat and an increase in demand

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16 Jan 2005, 18:17
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The rise in the price of crabmeat and an increase in demand has convinced some Floridians they should try to harvest and sell a species of large crab that lives deep in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

(A) has convinced some Floridians they should try to harvest and sell a species of large crab
(B) has convinced some Floridians to try harvesting and selling a large crab species
(C) has convinced some Floridians that they should try the harvest and sale of a large crab species
(D) have convinced some Floridians to try to harvest and sell a species of large crab
(E) have convinced some Floridians to try and harvest and sell a large crab species

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16 Jan 2005, 18:33
D it is

compound subject "ise in the price of crabmeat and an increase in demand" requires verb have that eliminates A,B & C

E is bad because it uses try and
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16 Jan 2005, 21:14
OA is D.

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16 Jan 2005, 21:14
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# The rise in the price of crabmeat and an increase in demand

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