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With its plan to develop seven and a half acres of shore land, Cleveland is but one of a large number of communities on the Great Lakes that is looking to its waterfront as a way to improve the quality of urban life and attract new businesses.
(A) is looking to its waterfront as a way to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(B) is looking at its waterfront to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(C) are looking to their waterfronts to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(D) are looking to its waterfront as a way of improving the quality of urban life and attracting
(E) are looking at their waterfronts as a way they can improve the quality of urban life and attract
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E maybe. are and their are consistent.

First I thought D is best, but are and its seem not consistent.

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With its plan to develop seven and a half acres of shore land, Cleveland is but one of a large number of communities on the Great Lakes that is looking to its waterfront as a way to improve the quality of urban life and attract new businesses.
(A) is looking to its waterfront as a way to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(B) is looking at its waterfront to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(C) are looking to their waterfronts to improve the quality of urban life and attract
(D) are looking to its waterfront as a way of improving the quality of urban life and attracting
(E) are looking at their waterfronts as a way they can improve the quality of urban life and attract


" that" modifies " communities" so IMO, the verb after "that" must be plural and we must use " their" in front of " waterfronts". I choose E .
btw, can anyone point out what is the difference between phrasal verbs " look to" and " look at"?!

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I think D is OK. Each of the many communities are looking to its options.

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OE is C... so is 'one of a large number' plural? What are the rules concerning number/amount? I always thought they were singular.

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"looking to their waterfronts" is idiomatic and appropriate because the communities are primarily focusing on the regions as potential lucrative business attractions. Many big cosmopolitan coastal cities do the same thing in order to improve their image and beckon tourists... Think Sydney, LA, SF, NY, Chicago, Seattle, Honolulu, etc.

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New post 18 Oct 2005, 07:44
I've just looked up: " look to" may means "pay attention to, take care of" -----> it's reasonable for C to be correct.

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