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Read the sentence below. Then, choose the correct combination of antecedents and pronouns.
“The aliens may also implant tiny metal tracking devices in the bodies of these abductees so that they can locate them easily in the future.”

A. They replaces abductees; them replaces aliens.

B. They replaces aliens; them replaces abductees.

C.They and them both replace abductees.

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    B. They replaces aliens; them replaces abductees.

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    That's just a plain ol' bad sentence. If a student had written a sentence like that, I'd have marked it for vague or invalid pronoun reference.

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