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When buying electronics, one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise; the guarantee may be necessary if your new purchase breaks and you wish to have it replaced.


(A) one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise

(B) you should request a guarantee for your merchandise

(C) a guarantee for your merchandise is what one should request

(D) a guarantee for one’s merchandise is what should be requested

(E) a guarantee for your merchandise is what should be requested

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When buying electronics, one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise; the guarantee may be necessary if your new purchase breaks and you wish to have it replaced.


(A) one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise

(B) you should request a guarantee for your merchandise

(C) a guarantee for your merchandise is what one should request

(D) a guarantee for one’s merchandise is what should be requested

(E) a guarantee for your merchandise is what should be requested


IMO B.
The non-underline portion uses pronoun 'you and your' so options A, C and D are out.
Out of B and E, B is more concise and hence should be the correct answer.
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When buying electronics, one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise; the guarantee may be necessary if your new purchase breaks and you wish to have it replaced.


(A) one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise

(B) you should request a guarantee for your merchandise

(C) a guarantee for your merchandise is what one should request

(D) a guarantee for one’s merchandise is what should be requested

(E) a guarantee for your merchandise is what should be requested


Check the right highlighted part , Your ------ Your , Among the given options only (B) fits in, answer must be (B)
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Bunuel wrote:
When buying electronics, one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise; the guarantee may be necessary if your new purchase breaks and you wish to have it replaced.


(A) one should request a guarantee for one’s merchandise

(B) you should request a guarantee for your merchandise

(C) a guarantee for your merchandise is what one should request

(D) a guarantee for one’s merchandise is what should be requested

(E) a guarantee for your merchandise is what should be requested


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This question involves parallel structure. Once you pick a pronoun form, you must use it consistently throughout the sentence. Because the sentence says ‘your new purchase’, you and its derivatives are the correct pronouns. That leaves us with choices B and E. Choices E is passive. Choice B is the correct answer.
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