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14. In the same way as Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the life of many Americans in the 1920’s, so drug addiction has been a destructive and demoralizing force in recent decades.
(A) In the same way as Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the life of many Americans
(B) just as Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the lives of many Americans
(C) Like Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey being a crime-inducing, pathological force in many Americans’ lives
(D) Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the lives of many Americans
(E) Similar to Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey as a crime-inducing, pathological force in the life of many Americans 15. Only when a product is demanded by sufficiently large
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Re: lethal whiskey prohibition [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2010, 14:52
... just as x was... so [too] y has been...

b? the other structures seem to sound weird/wordy or are incorrect modifiers.


edit: put brackets on [too]
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Re: lethal whiskey prohibition [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2010, 14:55
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14. In the same way as Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the life of many Americans in the 1920’s, so drug addiction has been a destructive and demoralizing force in recent decades.
(A) In the same way as Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the life of many Americans
(B) just as Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the lives of many Americans
(C) Like Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey being a crime-inducing, pathological force in many Americans’ lives
(D) Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey was a crime-inducing, pathological force in the lives of many Americans
(E) Similar to Prohibition with its flood of illegal-and often lethal-whiskey as a crime-inducing, pathological force in the life of many Americans 15. Only when a product is demanded by sufficiently large


It's a standard Idiom question - Just as X, so Y. B is the answer.
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Re: lethal whiskey prohibition [#permalink] New post 24 Feb 2010, 19:52
I also think correct answer is B.
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Re: lethal whiskey prohibition [#permalink] New post 27 Feb 2010, 05:41
Just as.... so (too)......
B is the answer.
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Re: lethal whiskey prohibition [#permalink] New post 27 Feb 2010, 08:10
IMO B ..... its short and clear .... we need 'as'
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