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Heres another one from Manhattan SC.

Please correct the following sentences:

a) The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one.

b) Three times more students attended the prom this year than last year.

I have a doubt in the corrrections.

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26 Apr 2010, 12:50
Thanks for the quick response.

but i doubt your corrections.
Ok let me clarify by asking a question :

a) What are we comparing here?

And can you please explain how you attempted this question.

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26 Apr 2010, 13:05
For a ) comparing blue dress with red dress

What is the actual answer given by MSC ... can you please share ?
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26 Apr 2010, 13:23
papillon86 wrote:
Heres another one from Manhattan SC.

Please correct the following sentences:

a) The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one.

b) Three times more students attended the prom this year than last year.

I have a doubt in the corrrections.

Regards

My take:
The blue dress looks more flattering on you than does the red one.
Comparing how the blue dress looks on you with how the red dress looks on you.

Three times more students attended the prom this year than those that did last year.
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27 Apr 2010, 07:50
a) The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one.

The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one does.

b) Three times more students attended the prom this year than last year.

Three times more students attended the prom this year than those that did last year.
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27 Apr 2010, 08:27
seekmba wrote:
a) The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one.

The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one does.

b) Three times more students attended the prom this year than last year.

Three times more students attended the prom this year than those that did last year.

I agree, a) sounds right. Mine had wrong placement of "does"
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27 Apr 2010, 11:03
Thanks everyone.

Correct answers are:

a)The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one does.

b)Three times more students attended the prom this year than did last year.

My question: what is the difference btw

The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one does.
The blue dress looks more flattering on you than does the red one.

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27 Apr 2010, 12:07
papillon86 wrote:
Thanks everyone.

Correct answers are:

a)The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one does.

b)Three times more students attended the prom this year than did last year.

My question: what is the difference btw

The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one does.
The blue dress looks more flattering on you than does the red one.

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i think both forms of b) are right, your version is less verbose.

As for a) " blue dress looks" should be parallely compared to "red one does" where does is referring to looks, rather than "does the red one"
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28 Apr 2010, 11:08
But take a look at this:

a) ..........than did last year
b) ..........than does the red one.

Isn't the constuction similar?

In (a) we are comparing 'more students attended' and in
(b) we are comparing 'blue dress looks'

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29 Apr 2010, 01:14
a) The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one. (does the red one )

b) Three times more students attended the prom this year than last year. (did the last year)
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29 Apr 2010, 08:05
neoreaves wrote:
a) The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one. (does the red one )

b) Three times more students attended the prom this year than last year. (did the last year)

This is wrong. Are you just re-posting the original question?
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10 May 2010, 11:22
No i think he didn't.

mbafall2011 has mentioned his answers in the brackets next to the questions.

Anyways my question still remains unanswered.

Anyone with a clear understanding of how both the versions differ and which has to be
the correct one.

I'll repeat:
The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one does.(OA)
The blue dress looks more flattering on you than does the red one.(My version)

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21 Apr 2012, 06:24
original version are correct as well,
see http://www.englishforums.com/English/Gr ... z/post.htm
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