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To attract the most talented workers, some companies are offering a wider range of benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them.

(A) benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them
(B) benefits, letting employees pick the most important of them to themselves
(C) benefits and letting employees pick the most important to themselves
(D) benefits and let employees pick the most important to them
(E) benefits and let employees pick those that are most important to themselves

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Choice A clearly conveys the author's message that 'Some companies intend to offer a wider range of benefits to their employees, so that the employees can choose the benefits that are most important to them (the employees)' --> Correct

Choice B distorts the meaning with the use of 'most important of them'. --> Pick the most important of the benefits to themselves... Incorrect

Choices C, D, and E have parallelism errors. Incorrect
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SandhyAvinash wrote:
To attract the most talented workers, some companies are offering a wider range of benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them.

(A) benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them
(B) benefits, letting employees pick the most important of them to themselves
(C) benefits and letting employees pick the most important to themselves
(D) benefits and let employees pick the most important to them
(E) benefits and let employees pick those that are most important to themselves


is it from og?

the serious problem with D is "pick the most important". this phrase make unclear meaning. wrong
choice A, "those" refers to "benifits" and so, make clear meaning

a hard problem. I think
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thangvietnam wrote:
SandhyAvinash wrote:
To attract the most talented workers, some companies are offering a wider range of benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them.

(A) benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them
(B) benefits, letting employees pick the most important of them to themselves
(C) benefits and letting employees pick the most important to themselves
(D) benefits and let employees pick the most important to them
(E) benefits and let employees pick those that are most important to themselves


is it from og?

the serious problem with D is "pick the most important". this phrase make unclear meaning. wrong
choice A, "those" refers to "benifits" and so, make clear meaning

a hard problem. I think


It is from OG.
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I go with D as it conveys exact meaning

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SandhyAvinash wrote:
To attract the most talented workers, some companies are offering a wider range of benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them.

(A) benefits, letting employees pick those most important to them
(B) benefits, letting employees pick the most important of them to themselves
(C) benefits and letting employees pick the most important to themselves
(D) benefits and let employees pick the most important to them
(E) benefits and let employees pick those that are most important to themselves


The answer is A

Present Participle letting correctly modifies the preceding clause .
A correct
B is wrong as it is redundant for use of themselves.
C the clause after and does not have subject hence wrong and wrong to use themselves here .
D Parallelism is not maintained here
E Again parallelism is not maintained here and use of themselves is wrong here
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Hi egmat,

I have two questions regarding C .
If themselves in C is replaced with them , will it make C correct? or Do we need to bring in Subject after and in C to make it correct ?

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(C) also has a problem
pick most important to themselves
pick what?

(A) is correct.
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