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by fiza gupta » Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:28 pm
After suffering \$2 billion in losses and 25,000 layoffs, the nation's semiconductor industry, which makes chips that run everything from computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have made a long-awaited recovery.

(A) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears to have
(B) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears having
(C) computers, spy satellites, and dishwashers, appears that it has
(D) computers and spy satellites to dishwashers, appears that it has
(E) computers and spy satellites as well as dishwashers, appears to have

OA:A
Experts need your viewpoints on option A and D
rest options we can eliminate because of idiom "either or"
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by GMATGuruNY » Wed Feb 01, 2017 3:38 am
fiza gupta wrote:Experts need your viewpoints on option A and D
rest options we can eliminate because of idiom "either or"
D: the nation's semiconductor industry...appears that it has made a long awaited recovery
Here, it seems to refer to the nation's semiconductor industry.
Conveyed meaning:
The nation's semiconductor industry appears that the nation's semiconductor industry has made a long awaited recovery.
This meaning is nonsensical.
Eliminate D.

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by Krabhay » Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:55 pm
In this context 'From' is followed by 'to'. So, option B,C and E are eliminated.
Since we have already mentioned the semiconductor industry in the same sentence, there is no need of a prononun. Hence, c is ruled out.