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    The design of the new house is similar to those that have already been built, so they prefer to look for modern ones.

    Is the referent to "those" ambiguous in this sentence? (Source: My colleague's exam)
    One may think the writer is saying that designs are similar to houses.

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    Re: ambiguous?

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Source: My colleague's exam
    Can you provide details (where, when)?

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