It will be sent to us for repair or________ at no cost.
a)replace
b)replaced
c)to replace
d)replacing

I can't understnd why the correct answer is replaced. Personally, I will use replacement instead. What do you think about this?
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The correct form is b, "replaced." The verb phrase "will be sent" is the first member of the alternative "or" pair, "will be sent," and therefore the second member of the pair would, in its full form, be "will be replaced."

It will be sent to us for repair or will be replaced at no cost

Since we do not normally repeat auxiliaries, we have

It will be sent to us for repair or replaced at no cost

Marilyn Martin

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