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Sentence Correction: Pronoun Questions - Ambiguity

Some pet owners, especially dog owners, not only buy clothes for their pets but also pay high prices for them.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is ambiguous. It is syntactically unclear whether the pronoun them refers to pets or clothes.

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Good!

This answer choice corrects the original pronoun ambiguity mistake by using the phrase these clothes to clarify the reference, instead of them.

Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original ambiguity mistake: it is syntactically unclear whether the pronoun them refers to pets or clothes.
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In addition, this answer choice creates a Subject Verb Agreement mistake by replacing the plural verb buy with the singular form buys.

Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original ambiguity mistake, it creates a Subject Verb Agreement mistake by replacing the plural verb buy with the singular form buys.

Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original ambiguity mistake: it is syntactically unclear whether the pronoun them refers to pets or clothes.
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In addition, this answer choice creates a Subject Verb Agreement mistake by replacing the plural verbbuy with the singular form buys.

buy clothes for their pets but also pay high prices for them
buys their pets clothes but also pay high prices for them
buys clothes for their pets but also pay high prices for these clothes
buy clothes for their pets but also pay high prices for these clothes
buys clothes for their pets but also pay high prices for them