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According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value of meat from wild animals and meat from domesticated animals, wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is good for cardiac health.

A. wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is

B. wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat thought to be

C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be

D. total fat of wild animals is less than livestock fed on grain and they have more fat of a kind thought to be

E. total fat is less in wild animals than that of livestock fed on grain and more of their fat is of a kind they think is


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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 01 Oct 2009, 20:22
A. wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is . pronoun they has no referent

B. wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat thought to be

C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be

D. total fat of wild animals is less than livestock fed on grain and they have more fat of a kind thought to be

E. total fat is less in wild animals than that of livestock fed on grain and more of their fat is of a kind they think is .
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 24 Jun 2013, 22:45
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A. wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is . pronoun they has no referent

B. wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat thought to be

C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be

D. total fat of wild animals is less than livestock fed on grain and they have more fat of a kind thought to be

E. total fat is less in wild animals than that of livestock fed on grain and more of their fat is of a kind they think is .


Hi Karthi ,


Can you please clearly explain how option C is wrong ?
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 24 Jun 2013, 22:58
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Compare wild animals to livestock,

C. compares wild animals (themselves) to the fat (of livestock) and is therefore wrong.

I got B. is that correct?
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 24 Jun 2013, 23:08
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Compare wild animals to livestock,

C. compares wild animals (themselves) to the fat (of livestock) and is therefore wrong.

I got B. is that correct?


I think you are correct, i also feel the same ...
In B the comparison is correct, whereas C compares wild animals to "that of live stock" meaning fat of livestock
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2013, 00:08
I think B and C are both incorrect... The correct one would read something like this....

wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain do and more of a kind of fat thought to be
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2013, 01:21
B. wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat thought to be
- In B fat is compared with live stock which is wrong

C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be
- C is correct as that of implies fat of live stock..
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2013, 01:40
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C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be
- C is correct as that of implies fat of live stock..



Lets break this down...

Wild animals have less total fat than "that" of livestock fed on grain

What does that refer to? If it is fat as is claimed...

The sentence would read

Wild animals have less total fat than fat of livestock fed on grain - Thats an incorrect comparison because it compares Wild Animals with Fat of Livestock fed on grain
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2013, 02:21
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X has less fat than Y is the correct from. the comparison should be between X and Y

I over analyzed the sentence.

B should be correct..!!

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B. Correctly compares wild animals to livestock fed on grain and constructs the "less X and more Y" idiom correctly.

C. Compares wild animals to "that of" livestock...
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Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value [#permalink] New post 21 Apr 2015, 21:16
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According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value of meat from wild animals and meat from domesticated animals, wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is good for cardiac health.

A. wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is

B. wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat thought to be

C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be

D. total fat of wild animals is less than livestock fed on grain and they have more fat of a kind thought to be

E. total fat is less in wild animals than that of livestock fed on grain and more of their fat is of a kind they think is


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"According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value of meat from wild animals and meat from domesticated animals" -- is this a dependent clause ? if yes what are its subject and verb?
Re: According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value   [#permalink] 21 Apr 2015, 21:16
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