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It will not be possible to implicate melting sea ice in the coastal flooding that many global warming models have projected: just like a glass of water that will not overflow due to melting ice cubes, so melting sea ice does not increase oceanic volume.

(A) like a glass of water that will not overflow due to melting ice cubes,
(B) like melting ice cubes that do not cause a glass of water to overflow,
(C) a glass of water will not overflow because of melting ice cubes,
(D) as melting ice cubes that do not cause a glass of water to overflow,
(E) as melting ice cubes do not cause a glass of water to overflow,

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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 00:23
E)..."just as...so" is the right idiom ! D) is out b/c its not parallel !
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 08:10
As for comparing similiar actions.

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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 08:15
Just as.........so is the structure.

so we have D and E. D is not ||
so E is the correct choice.
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 11:25
E is right. Correct idiom "just as .. so".

A/B/C wrong because they are not paralell. D is wrong.
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 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2005, 20:31
Good job everyone, OA is E
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Re: It will not be possible to implicate melting sea ice in the [#permalink] New post 12 Sep 2013, 07:15
"like" cant be used for example, "Such as" should be used instead.
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Re: It will not be possible to implicate melting sea ice in the [#permalink] New post 06 Jan 2014, 04:03
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It will not be possible to implicate melting sea ice in the coastal flooding that many global warming models have projected: just like a glass of water that will not overflow due to melting ice cubes, so melting sea ice does not increase oceanic volume.

(A) like a glass of water that will not overflow due to melting ice cubes,
(B) like melting ice cubes that do not cause a glass of water to overflow,
(C) a glass of water will not overflow because of melting ice cubes,
(D) as melting ice cubes that do not cause a glass of water to overflow,
(E) as melting ice cubes do not cause a glass of water to overflow,

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Can someone highlight the parallel error in D please.
Re: It will not be possible to implicate melting sea ice in the   [#permalink] 06 Jan 2014, 04:03
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