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Conciseness of comparison

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Conciseness of comparison [#permalink] New post 10 Oct 2010, 13:22
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Even in places in which the average temperature is as warm as Florida, snowfall is sometimes possible.

A. places in which the average temperature is as warm as
B. a place with an average temperature as warm as
C. a place as warm as
D. places as warm as it is in
E. a place that is as warm a

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C


Is it okay to say:

I am in a place as cold as New York.
In other words is it okay to make the weather attribute of a place.
OR
I am in a place as cold as it is in New York.

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C. This option both provides a more concise rewording of the original underlined portion and eliminates ambiguity, making warm an appropriate modifier for Florida.


I really did not understand the explanation.
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Re: Conciseness of comparison [#permalink] New post 12 Nov 2011, 23:09
Really an old thread, but i am reviving it as I also have the same doubt asked here.
Why is C preferable to D ?
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http://gmatclub.com/forum/massive-collection-of-verbal-questions-sc-rc-and-cr-106195.html#p832142
http://gmatclub.com/forum/1001-ds-questions-file-106193.html#p832133
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Re: Conciseness of comparison   [#permalink] 12 Nov 2011, 23:09
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