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In the fine print at the end of the document lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that result from civil unrest.

A. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that
B. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses which
C. lies the clause that make us liable for any expenses that
D. lie the clauses that makes us liable for any expenses which
E. lie the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that

OA after some discussion

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In the fine print at the end of the document lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that result from civil unrest.

A. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that

The subject of the first clause(the clause of the sentence , of course) is 'clauses'. it requires a plural verb 'lie' - subject verb agreement.

B. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses which

The subject of the first clause(the clause of the question stem , of course) is 'clauses'. it requires a plural verb 'lie'.
Also, 'which' should be preceded by comma - incorrect.

C. lies the clause that make us liable for any expenses that

This is a very clear and short option. there is problem in the second clause of the sentence - makes is required instead of 'make' - incorrect.

D. lie the clauses that makes us liable for any expenses which

'makes' is singular, make is required. Also, 'which' should be preceded by a comma.

E. lie the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that

The correct answer - 'lie'(pl) matches 'clauses'(pl). 'make' is correct.

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E
the clauses in the subject, and then the verb must be lie and make also should be in agreement with that

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Why it was assumed that we will have clauses as the original intention of the author.
Why not clause as the one intended which make "lies" as one of the correct verbs. ?
To me the answer looks like "C".


winniethepooh wrote:
GmatKiss wrote:
In the fine print at the end of the document lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that result from civil unrest.

A. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that

The subject of the first clause(the clause of the sentence , of course) is 'clauses'. it requires a plural verb 'lie' - subject verb agreement.

B. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses which

The subject of the first clause(the clause of the question stem , of course) is 'clauses'. it requires a plural verb 'lie'.
Also, 'which' should be preceded by comma - incorrect.

C. lies the clause that make us liable for any expenses that

This is a very clear and short option. there is problem in the second clause of the sentence - makes is required instead of 'make' - incorrect.

D. lie the clauses that makes us liable for any expenses which

'makes' is singular, make is required. Also, 'which' should be preceded by a comma.

E. lie the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that

The correct answer - 'lie'(pl) matches 'clauses'(pl). 'make' is correct.

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yup OA should be E......

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yes the answer is E.. i hope everyone has understood the reasons....

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OA is E, thanks for the response Smile

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mukgera wrote:
Why it was assumed that we will have clauses as the original intention of the author.
Why not clause as the one intended which make "lies" as one of the correct verbs. ?
To me the answer looks like "C".


winniethepooh wrote:
GmatKiss wrote:
In the fine print at the end of the document lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that result from civil unrest.

A. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that

The subject of the first clause(the clause of the sentence , of course) is 'clauses'. it requires a plural verb 'lie' - subject verb agreement.

B. lies the clauses that make us liable for any expenses which

The subject of the first clause(the clause of the question stem , of course) is 'clauses'. it requires a plural verb 'lie'.
Also, 'which' should be preceded by comma - incorrect.

C. lies the clause that make us liable for any expenses that

This is a very clear and short option. there is problem in the second clause of the sentence - makes is required instead of 'make' - incorrect.

D. lie the clauses that makes us liable for any expenses which

'makes' is singular, make is required. Also, 'which' should be preceded by a comma.

E. lie the clauses that make us liable for any expenses that

The correct answer - 'lie'(pl) matches 'clauses'(pl). 'make' is correct.

Had there been 'makes' (singular) instead of make(plural), C would have been right.
You have to check the subject- verb agreement at least right?

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