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    #1

    most of them

    "The closest relatives of sharks are the skates and rays. Like sharks, these fish have skeletons made of cartilage. Most of them live on the bottom of the ocean."

    What does "most of them" refer to?

    Source:Zoobooks Sharks

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    Last edited by hhtt21; 22-Jan-2017 at 19:54.

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    #2

    Re: most of them

    Skates and rays. I hope the original doesn't have a comma after "like".
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    #3

    Re: most of them

    It is probably intended to refer to skates and rays.

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    #4

    Re: most of them

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Skates and rays. I hope the original doesn't have a comma after "like".
    I corrected it.

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    #5

    Re: most of them

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    It is probably intended to refer to skates and rays.

    Is it a little vague?

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    #6

    Re: most of them

    I don't find it ambiguous. Most of them refers back to skates and rays which were just mentioned as these fish.
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