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When their eggs rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbir

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When their eggs rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resorting to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds to adopt the unwelcome alien eggs in their nest.

A. When their eggs rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resorting to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds

B. When their eggs are rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds

C. When their eggs are rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds, in the name of parenting,

D. In the name of parenting, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds, when their eggs are rejected by the host birds,

E. In the name of parenting when host birds rejected their eggs, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds
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When their eggs rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resorting to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds to adopt the unwelcome alien eggs in their nest.

A. When their eggs rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resorting to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds ---NO verb.

B. When their eggs are rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds ---Correct.

C. When their eggs are rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds, in the name of parenting, ---Misplaced modifier leads to meaning error.

D. In the name of parenting, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds, when their eggs are rejected by the host birds, ---Pronoun ambiguity.

E. In the name of parenting when host birds rejected their eggs, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds ---Same as C.


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Originally posted by tarunanandani on 03 Jan 2019, 09:43.
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IMO B

dense modifier, meaning issues,

A. When their eggs rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resorting to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds----> incorrect, no verb in the sentence

B. When their eggs are rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds, in the name of parenting, resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds---> correct, right placement of modifier, in the name of parenting

C. When their eggs are rejected by the host birds, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds, in the name of parenting,---> incorrect, modifier error

D. In the name of parenting, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds, when their eggs are rejected by the host birds,--> wrong, meaning change

E. In the name of parenting when host birds rejected their eggs, certain cuckoos and cowbirds resort to bullying and destruction of host parents’ eggs, forcing many birds---> incorrect, meaning change, modifier error
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