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# The strand fills with water during rainy season that the

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The strand fills with water during rainy season that the peat then holds and keeps it humid, all of which creates conditions enabling trees to grow.

a] enabling trees to grow

b] for the trees to grow

c] for growing trees

d] that enable the trees to grow

e] that the trees can grow

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05 Jan 2009, 06:44
Agree with D

D - is wordy but if you see closely...
trees cannot use conditions to grow.. but conditions can enable the trees to grow.
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05 Jan 2009, 07:27
selvae wrote:
Agree with D

D - is wordy but if you see closely...
trees cannot use conditions to grow.. but conditions can enable the trees to grow.

I am not convinced. Why cannot trees use conditions to grow?
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05 Jan 2009, 09:15
IMO D....Coditions is plural and entire sentence using simple present tense, so we need to use enble. Also Conditions should be followed by 'that' therefore D.

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05 Jan 2009, 16:35
Why is D better than A?

We are talking about a specific point in time when all the mentioned conditions happen together.

So no need for continuous tense.
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05 Jan 2009, 17:29
vscid wrote:
The strand fills with water during rainy season that the peat then holds and keeps it humid, all of which creates conditions enabling trees to grow.

a] enabling trees to grow

b] for the trees to grow

c] for growing trees

d] that enable the trees to grow

e] that the trees can grow

D. "conditions enable", they don't "grow".
I think a real alternative to D is A. If one insert "the" before "trees", A and D will mean exactly the same things.
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05 Jan 2009, 18:45
botirvoy wrote:
vscid wrote:
The strand fills with water during rainy season that the peat then holds and keeps it humid, all of which creates conditions enabling trees to grow.

a] enabling trees to grow

b] for the trees to grow

c] for growing trees

d] that enable the trees to grow

e] that the trees can grow

D. "conditions enable", they don't "grow".
I think a real alternative to D is A. If one insert "the" before "trees", A and D will mean exactly the same things.

But its not saying that 'conditions grow'. B is saying'.....trees to grow'.
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07 Jan 2009, 14:02
I chose B but I now under stood why D is right. thanks for the explanation guys.

so in my case (B), trees take conditions to grow so obviously wrong....

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