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# In 1914 a total of 469,000 cars and trucks were produced in

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In 1914 a total of 469,000 cars and trucks were produced in the United States, but in 1929 almost twice the numbers of tucks alone came off the assembly lines.

A. the numbers of tucks alone
B. that number of trucks alone
C. the number of trucks by themselves
D. as many trucks themselves
E. as many trucks by themselves
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24 Dec 2005, 10:53
I think this one was discussed not too long ago.

"Alone" sounds better than "themselves"....the usage of "themselves" sounds like the trucks somehow walked itselves off the assembly lines..?
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24 Dec 2005, 11:35
Yes it has to be B, since themselves is to be used self-reflexive. However that wouldn't match the meaning as TeHCM correctly says.
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24 Dec 2005, 16:34
I would go with D. I think by themselves only suggests that the trucks just walked of the assemly line. themselves sounds fine. I don't like B because I think it compares the number of trucks of 1914 to the number of trucks of 1929.
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