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22 Sep 2005, 17:22
C for me!
Vast quantities, large amounts, vast amounts, great quantities all don't apply to people.
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23 Sep 2005, 00:33
nakib77 wrote:
OA to be followed.

I choose (E). The idiom "both... and" (E) is preferred over "alike" in (A) and "the numbers" is wrong in choice (C), as there is only one number to represent the number of people.
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23 Sep 2005, 13:37
Good job Guys... OA is C.
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25 Sep 2005, 16:38
Qn to you all. I agree - Vast quantities, large amounts, vast amounts, great quantities all don't apply to people. However, shouldn't it be "great number of"? "numbers of is wrong" isn't it?

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26 Sep 2005, 04:48
I chose C as well, but I would require this clarification.

both rich and poor - Is this correct. I thought both is unnecessary here.

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27 Sep 2005, 21:12
Absolutely C!
E can't be correct because " both ....and" without " alike" eliminates the meaning of the sentence that " the speculative fever of the Roaring Twenties infected rich and poor alike/at the same level"
27 Sep 2005, 21:12
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