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Folks, Please HELP ME WITH THIS..........

1. What's the difference between the two comparisons. Which one is RIGHT? why?:

A study commissioned by the department of Agriculture showed that if calves exercise and associate with other calves, they require less medication and gain weight more quickly than those raised in confinement.

A study commissioned by the department of Agriculture showed that if calves exercise and associate with other calves, they require less medication and gain weight more quickly than do those raised in confinement.

2. What's the difference between the two comparisons? Which one is RIGHT? why?::

Intuits of the Bering sea were isolated from contact with Europeans longer than were Aleuts of Intuits of the North Pacific and northern Alaska


Intuits of the Bering sea were isolated from contact with Europeans longer than Aleuts of Intuits of the North Pacific and northern Alalska
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New post 26 Jul 2007, 22:51
calves require less medication than ... those raised

X less than Y --- where X and Y are parallel

similarly Intuits longer than Intuits (without the were)

X longer than Y
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Please explain the function of the verb "do" and "were" in stead of pointing out the Idiom format..
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r0m3416 wrote:
Please explain the function of the verb "do" and "were" in stead of pointing out the Idiom format..

***i did not read your post. :lol:



were playing
were is an auxiliary verb.
playing is the action verb.

do replaces action verbs only.

john runs quicker than i do/run

john has read more than i have.
the auxiliary verb must be repeated and do cannot replace the verb here.


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