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Only seven people this century have been killed by the great white shark, the man-eater of the movies—less than those killed by bee stings.

a. movies—less than those
b. movies—fewer than have been
c. movies, which is less than those
d. movies, a number lower than the people
e. movies, fewer than the ones
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28 Feb 2011, 06:42
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fewer is countable. it has to be B.

Btw this SC is checking correct comparison with no pronoun ambiguity.
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28 Feb 2011, 06:48
"ones" does not have antecedent.
Re: comparison/punctuation   [#permalink] 28 Feb 2011, 06:48
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