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    I have a question.

    Questions 328-330 refer to the following article.
    When less is more
    The obvious way for a company to stay in business is to keep improving its product. Traditional product development involves research of a better, longer-lasting product. ------ producers are now realizing that consumers do not
    328.
    (A) Therefore
    (B) However
    (C) Although
    (D) So that
    always want the latest-tech gadget.
    If a microwave oven is just to be used to reheat food leftover, how complicated does its owner wants the controls to be? A new approach to product development stresses products that are "good enough" for the use for _________ they are intended. Defenders for this approach argue that
    329.
    (A) what
    (B) whom
    (C) where
    (D) which
    some products can safely have shorter life span.

    They also point out that _________ make and receive calls remain strong in spite of330.
    (A) only
    (B) singly
    (C) gradually
    (D) slightly
    heavy advertising for more sophisticated models.


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    I don't understand the meaning of the two sentences.
    please help me.

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    Re: I have a question.

    If a microwave oven is just to be used to reheat food leftover, how complicated does its owner wants the controls to be?
    People who only use machines like microwaves for very basic uses don't need lots of options- on/off and a timer is probably enough for reheating food.
    make and receive calls remain strong in spite of
    Something is missing here, but the idea is, again, that advertisers stress how many things phones can do now, while many people still only use them for the basic making/receiving calls functions, and don't need videos and internet access, etc.

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