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Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbon than are fungi, in the form of carbon
dioxide, and converting it to energy-rich sugars.
A. Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbon than are fungi
B. Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbon than fungi
C. Plants are more efficient than fungi at acquiring carbon
D. Plants, more efficient than fungi at acquiring carbon
E. Plants acquire carbon more efficiently than fungi
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OK i was down to A and C...My doubt is why not A?
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New post 21 Jan 2016, 03:23
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OK i was down to A and C...My doubt is why not A?


In Option A there is a verb after than-- when using than, it's a comparative. We dont need a verb 'are'. We are comparing Plants and fungi. So eg. plants are better than Fungi.
Not plants are better than are fungi
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