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# SC: Jackie Robinson was a Brooklyn Dodger

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SC: Jackie Robinson was a Brooklyn Dodger [#permalink]

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its real easy, just to refresh you guys:

While Jackie Robinson was a Brooklyn Dodger, his courage in the face of physical threats and verbal attacks was not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused to move to the back of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.

(A) not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused
(B) not unlike Rosa Parks, who refused
(C) like Rosa Parks and her refusal
(D) like that of Rosa Parks for refusing
(E) as that of Rosa Parks, who refused
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20 Aug 2007, 09:18
Original for me. I hope my SC concepts are in tact
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20 Aug 2007, 09:25
A

correct comparison.

You work at GS? I work at citi.
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20 Aug 2007, 11:46
A it is.
In D,it is not clear who is doing the 'refusing'.
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20 Aug 2007, 16:48
bmwhype2 wrote:
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correct comparison.

You work at GS? I work at citi.

you are 50% correct.

how did you, who reply to every SC question, happen to miss this one?:wink:

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... ht=#358517

Last edited by Fistail on 20 Aug 2007, 19:53, edited 2 times in total.
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20 Aug 2007, 17:11
not unlike

Grammatically incorrect

Double negative

Use like

D
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20 Aug 2007, 19:52
OA is A.
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20 Aug 2007, 21:22
not unlike

Grammatically incorrect

Double negative

Use like

D

It is a OG10 question. You can look up the OE there.
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21 Aug 2007, 09:29
Fistail wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
A

correct comparison.

You work at GS? I work at citi.

you are 50% correct.

how did you, who reply to every SC question, happen to miss this one?:wink:

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... ht=#358517

lol. i am going to follow suit and change my avatar to Blackstone Group.
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21 Aug 2007, 21:06
bmwhype2 wrote:
Fistail wrote:
bmwhype2 wrote:
A

correct comparison.

You work at GS? I work at citi.

you are 50% correct.

how did you, who reply to every SC question, happen to miss this one?:wink:

http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... ht=#358517

lol. i am going to follow suit and change my avatar to Blackstone Group.

so you want change your avatar to Schwarzman's 60th birthdays motion picture.
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21 Aug 2007, 23:30
The answer is A, although not unlike is double negative and should be idially replaced with not like....
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A for me   [#permalink] 21 Aug 2007, 23:30
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