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As rare as something becomes, be it a baseball card
or a musical recording or a postage stamp, the more
avidly it is sought by collectors .

(A) As rare as something becomes, be it
(B) As rare as something becomes, whether it is
(C) As something becomes rarer and rarer, like
(D) The rarer something becomes, like
(E) The rarer something becomes, whether it is
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 [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2007, 17:41
E.

A-As rare as is not parallel nor does it make sense
B-same as A
C-rarer and rarer is redundant
D-like should not be used when citing examples (such as is preferred)


mm007, can you kindly remember to post OAs for your question after people have a chance to answer?

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 [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2007, 20:01
The rarer ... the more

whether is the correct usage

E it is

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 [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2007, 22:48
The rarer .... the more ( parallel)

Also for examples we can use "Such as" but not Like...

E is the best.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Jan 2007, 19:44
AK wrote:
The rarer .... the more ( parallel)

Also for examples we can use "Such as" but not Like...

E is the best.


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