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Sentence Correction 29

    Although the theoretical merits of the breakthrough were recognized immediately, its practical application came to fruition only decades later.

    1. were recognized immediately, their practical application came to fruition only decades later.
    2. was recognized immediately, its practical application came to fruition only decades later.
    3. were recognized immediately, their practical applications came to fruition only decades later.
    4. No correction required

 

  • Correct Answer
    Choice (D)

Detailed Solution

There are no errors in the given sentence.

The verb ‘were’ relates to ‘the theoretical merits’, which is plural.

The pronoun ‘its’ relates to the noun ‘the breakthrough’, which is singular.

Correct Answer: D



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