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# Though Aikea was initially enthusiastic about the market

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36. Though Aikea was initially enthusiastic about the market prospects of the unconventional new furniture line, the dismal reviews by several focus groups forced it at the conclusion of the new line probably would not sell.
A. the dismal reviews of several focus groups forced it at the conclusion of the new line probably would not sell.
B. the dismal reviewing by several focus groups forced them to the conclusion with the new line probably would not sell
C. the dismal reviewing of several focus groups forced it for concluding that the new line probably would not sell
D. the dismal reviews of several focus groups forced them in concluding of the new line probably would not sell
E. the dismal reviews by several focus groups forced it to conclude that the new line probably would not sell

Please discuss as i dont have the Oa's.

Last edited by vaivish1723 on 01 Jun 2009, 12:23, edited 1 time in total.

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01 Jun 2009, 10:45
I guess you've missed the underline in the question.

Whats the source?
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01 Jun 2009, 20:58
answer has to be E. in E "it" refers to ikea

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03 Jun 2009, 01:33
Option E, correct usage of 'it' and 'to conclude'

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03 Jun 2009, 13:48
E.

Quick question: Can the "it" in the last sentence refer to Aikea or the furniture line. I wasn't sure that E lacked complete pronoun ambiguity wrt "it."

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# Though Aikea was initially enthusiastic about the market

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