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According to a recent poll, owning and living in a freestanding house on its own land is still a goal of a majority of young adults, like that of earlier generations.

(A) like that of earlier generations

(B) as that for earlier generations

(C) just as earlier generations did

(D) as have earlier generations

(E) as it was of earlier generations
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06 Jan 2009, 18:27
IMO A....that of is better than that for
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06 Jan 2009, 18:37
I think it is E because we are comparing two clauses and as should be used
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06 Jan 2009, 19:23
E.
As - for clause comparison and
is still a goal of a majority of..matches with..as it was of earlier generations
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06 Jan 2009, 20:41
E.

Comparison is between goal of young adults and goal of earlier generation
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06 Jan 2009, 22:02
confused b/w A and E. but finally go with E because it uses as for comparing actions. Like is used for comparing nouns

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07 Jan 2009, 06:34
OA is E.
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07 Jan 2009, 08:52
clear E. compare action to action with as.
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