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31 Aug 2005, 09:11
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At one time, European and Japanese companies tried to imitate their American rivals. Today, American appliance manufacturers import European scientists to lead their research staffs; American automakers design cars that mimic the styling of German, Italian, and French imports; and American electronics firms boast in their advertising of â€œJapanese-styleâ€
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31 Aug 2005, 09:50
E

The other choices refer to technology. E referes to food and the
conclusion was : In the world of high technology, America has lost the battle for international prestige.

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31 Aug 2005, 10:05
E for me; Only E states something thats not made by an American
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31 Aug 2005, 10:14
IMO a clear C, the statement does talk about imitating technology and hiring people but nothing about names sounding like japanese....
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31 Aug 2005, 11:06
D here.

it is about the Prestige not the imitation.

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31 Aug 2005, 11:24
"E"
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31 Aug 2005, 11:28
I will go for E.
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01 Sep 2005, 01:23
I believe it should be E since the conclusion is talking about high technology and E is refering to frozen foods.
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01 Sep 2005, 01:55
a toughie but I'll go for E since its not high technology.
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01 Sep 2005, 02:59
I choose E over C.

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01 Sep 2005, 08:58
OA is E. Indeed, the rest are all about technology and the passage deals primarily with America losing their edge to competing countries in terms of technology and innovation. E talks about culinary skills which has nothign to do with the argument.
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