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Automation has undermined the traditional position of labor

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Automation has undermined the traditional position of labor as much by robbing workers of the special Skills that were once their most important strength than by the elimination of jobs.

(A) than by the elimination of jobs
(B) rather than by the elimination of a job
(C) than by eliminating jobs
(D) as by the elimination of a job
(E) as by eliminating jobs
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the bold part should start with the word as

So it is between D and E....

I choose E
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Should be E.
' as much by ....as by ' is correct idiom
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we need the idiom "as much as"

So consider only D and E.

Choose E to maintain parallelism: "robbing... eliminating..."
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 [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2006, 19:21
Yes E it is.

Idiom + Parallelism

- Idiom : as much as
- Parallelism : by robbing ..... by eliminating

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Answer is E. Parallel construction Robbing and eliminating
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 [#permalink] New post 27 Apr 2006, 02:13
The OA is E
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In d " the elimination " is noun where as robbig is verb so it has to be E
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 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2006, 09:04
MA466 wrote:
C i think
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It's E.

Idiom + Parallelism

- Idiom : as much as
- Parallelism : by robbing ..... by eliminating

Automation has undermined the traditional position of labor as much by robbing workers of the special Skills that were once their most important strength as by eliminating jobs.

Regards,
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