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Post Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:19 am
Sales of wines declined in the late 1980s, but they began to grow again after the 1991 report that linked moderate consumption of alcohol, and particularly of red wine, with a reduced risk of heart disease.

(A) they began to grow again after the 1991 report that linked moderate consumption of alcohol, and particularly of red wine, with a reduced risk of heart disease
(B) after the 1991 report that linked a reduced risk of heart disease with a moderate alcohol consumption, particularly red wine, they began growing again
(C) in a 1991 report, moderate alcohol consumption, and particularly of red wine, which was linked with a reduced risk of heart disease, caused them to begin to grow again
(D) with a reduced risk of heart disease linked in a 1991 report with moderate alcohol consumption, in particular red wine, they began growing again
(E) a reduced risk of heart disease linked to moderate alcohol consumption in a 1991 report, and in particular red wine, started them growing again

OA: A

What's wrong with options B and D? Can any experts help?

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Post Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:19 am
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What's wrong with options B and D? Can any experts help?
B: consumption, particularly red wine
D: consumption, in particular red wine
These options imply that RED WINE is a particular type of CONSUMPTION.
This meaning is nonsensical.
Red wine is a liquid.
It is not a type of consumption.
Eliminate B and D.

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