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Q.

Often said to be the most perfectly cut of all large diamonds, the Jubilee’s facets are so exact that it can be balanced on its culet, which is less than two millimetres across.

 A.

the Jubilee’s facets are so exact that it can be balanced on its culet, which is less

 B.

the Jubilee’s facets are so exact that the diamond can be balanced on its culet, less

 C.

the Jubilee has facets so exact that it can be balanced on its culet, which is less

 D.

the Jubilee has facets which are so exact that it can balance on its culet, which is less

 E.

the Jubilee’s facets are so exact that it can be balanced on its culet, which is lesser

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Solution:
Option(C) is correct

It is easy to spot the dangling modifier here – after the comma we need the name of the diamond, not the diamond’s facets.

And so we can eliminate A, B and E. Of the remaining options, C is shorter and clearer.


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