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The valley of Oymyakon in central Siberia is Earth's coldest inhabited

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The valley of Oymyakon in central Siberia is Earth's coldest inhabited region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60℃, and many residents lacking plumbing must use outdoor toilets even in mid-winter.

A. region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60℃, and many residents lacking plumbing

B. region, with temperature regularly dropping below -60℃; nevertheless, many residents. lacking plumbing in their homes,

C. region; nevertheless, with temperatures dropping regularly below -60℃, many residents lack plumbing, so

D. region; temperatures regularly drop below -60℃ and many residents lack plumbing, nevertheless, they

E. region; temperature drop regularly below -60℃, nevertheless, many residents lack plumbing and thus

Originally posted by whl961210 on 11 Jan 2019, 23:42.
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Re: The valley of Oymyakon in central Siberia is Earth's coldest inhabited  [#permalink]

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The valley of Oymyakon in central Siberia is Earth's coldest inhabited region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60℃, and many residents lacking plumbing, and many residents lacking plumbing must use outdoor toilets even in mid-winter.

A. region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60℃, and many residents lacking plumbing

B. region, with temperature regularly dropping below -60℃; nevertheless, many residents. lacking plumbing in their homes,

C. region; nevertheless, with temperatures dropping regularly below -60℃, many residents lack plumbing, so

D. region; temperatures regularly drop below -60℃ and many residents lack plumbing, nevertheless, they

E. region; temperature drop regularly below -60℃, nevertheless, many residents lack plumbing and thus


Hi whl961210,

There must be a typo in this part ", and many residents lacking plumbing, and many residents lacking plumbing"
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The valley of Oymyakon in central Siberia is Earth's coldest inhabited region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60???, and many residents lacking plumbing, and many residents lacking plumbing must use outdoor toilets even in mid-winter.

A. region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60???, and many residents lacking plumbing

B. region, with temperature regularly dropping below -60???; nevertheless, many residents. lacking plumbing in their homes,

C. region; nevertheless, with temperatures dropping regularly below -60???, many residents lack plumbing, so

D. region; temperatures regularly drop below -60??? and many residents lack plumbing, nevertheless, they

E. region; temperature drop regularly below -60???, nevertheless, many residents lack plumbing and thus
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The resident cannot lack plumbing, makes no sense. Their homes can though. And nothing is grammatically too wrong with B.

Took a ton of time to figure this one out though!

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The valley of Oymyakon in central Siberia is Earth's coldest inhabited region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60℃, and many residents lacking plumbing must use outdoor toilets even in mid-winter.

A. region; nevertheless, temperatures regularly drop below -60℃, and many residents lacking plumbing

B. region, with temperature regularly dropping below -60℃; nevertheless, many residents. lacking plumbing in their homes,

C. region; nevertheless, with temperatures dropping regularly below -60℃, many residents lack plumbing, so

D. region; temperatures regularly drop below -60℃ and many residents lack plumbing, nevertheless, they

E. region; temperature drop regularly below -60℃, nevertheless, many residents lack plumbing and thus


shouldnt it be temperatures plural in answer choice B? I've never seen temperature referred to in a singular sense when describing multiple temperatures...
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