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    Why it shows C is correct

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    I am preparing TOEIC exam and found the following question from a pratice test site quizlib.net. It shows that C is wrong, but I think "grows" is a verb of the subject Guar, so it as "s". So C is correct, Am I correct, if not please help to explain!
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    Guar is a sturdy drought-resistant legume grows for forage and for its seeds.
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    #2

    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    "Guar" is not the subject. Guar is a legume. The legume is grown for forage and seeds.

    Guar is a legume (that is) grown for forage.

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    #3

    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    What was the test question?

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    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    @Dave. I think you may want to rephrase your post. "Guar" is the subject of the sentence.

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    #5

    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    The selections A,B,C and D are not shown.

    I'm guessing one of them is "grown."


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    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    The underlined words are A through D. These question usually ask which of the words is incorrect. I agree with you that C is incorrect and should be "grown".

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    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    Well, if the question is which word is wrong, C is wrong, therefore C is the right answer.
    Last edited by Raymott; 09-May-2014 at 03:24. Reason: verb -> word

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    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    Well, I think you have the right idea but not all of the underlined words are verbs.

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    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    Of course. I've fixed it.

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    Re: Why it shows C is correct

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    @Dave. I think you may want to rephrase your post. "Guar" is the subject of the sentence.
    The original post stated that "grows" is a verb of the subject "Guar." Yes, "Guar" is the subject of the main verb in the sentence, but it is not the subject of the verb "grows" (or "grown").

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