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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases. Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

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Created for Albert.io. September 2014

Most members of my family peels off their clothing like one peels a banana: (11) with a tee shirt, they grab the bottom hem of the shirt and pull it up over their heads, leaving the garment inside-out; with a pair of jeans, they unbutton or unzip, and peel the jeans down over their legs and step out of them, again leaving the garment inside-out.

A

NO CHANGE

B

with a tee shirt, they grab the bottom hem of the shirt and pull it up over their heads, leaving the garment inside-out, with a pair of jeans, they unbutton or unzip, and peel the jeans down over their legs and step out of them, again leaving the garment inside-out.

C

with a tee shirt, they grab the bottom hem of the shirt and pull it up over their heads, leaving the garment inside-out with a pair of jeans, they unbutton or unzip, and peel the jeans down over their legs and step out of them, again leaving the garment inside-out.

D

with a tee shirt, they grab the bottom hem of the shirt and pull it up over their heads, leaving the garment inside-out: with a pair of jeans, they unbutton or unzip, and peel the jeans down over their legs and step out of them, again leaving the garment inside-out.