Not one of the VPs is expected to make an offer to buy the distribution unit of the company until a Memorandum of Understanding is signed that includes a provision for penalties if the deal were not to be concluded. 

A – is expected to make an offer to buy the distribution unit of the company until a Memorandum of Understanding is signed that includes a provision for penalties if the deal were

B – is expected to make an offer for buying the distribution unit of the company until they sign a Memorandum of Understanding including a provision of penalties if the deal were not to be concluded

C – is expected to make an offer to buy the distribution unit of the company until a Memorandum of Understanding be signed by them with a provision for penalties included if the deal was

D – are expected to make an offer for buying the distribution unit of the company until it signs a Memorandum of Understanding with a provision for penalties included if the deal was

E – are expected to be making an offer to buy the distribution unit of the company until they sign a Memorandum of Understanding including a provision for penalties if the deal were

Right Answer: A

Error Identification:

IdentifierFix
Underlined Verbs “is”Subject Verb Agreement
Variation between “are” and “is” in the options. Subject Verb Agreement

Explanation:

The variation in the options between “are” and “is” is a good indication of subject verb agreement on the sentence. We will have to map this verb onto the corresponding subject and resolve the issue. 

A – This is the right answer and has no grammatical error. Hence, this is the right answer. 

B – The pronoun “they” is plural and it cannot refer to “Not one of the CXOs”, which is singular. 

C – The pronoun “them” is plural and it cannot refer to “Not one of the CXOs”, which is singular. 

D – The verb “are” is plural and it doesn’t go along with the subject “Not one of the CXOs”, which is singular. 

E – The verb “are” is plural and it doesn’t go along with the subject “Not one of the CXOs”, which is singular. 

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