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Some scientists contend that many species of dinosaur had a metabolism more like a warm-blooded mammal’s than a cold-blooded reptile’s.

A. that many species of dinosaur had a metabolism more like
B. that the metabolism of many dinosaur species were more like
C. that the metabolisms of many species of dinosaurs were more like those of
D. there were many species of dinosaurs that had metabolisms more like those of
E. there were many dinosaur species that had a metabolism more like that of
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Re: SC: metabolism [#permalink] New post 10 Aug 2005, 04:32
A. that many species of dinosaur had a metabolism more like
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Aug 2005, 13:22
Yes, A is fine.

But A seems to indicate that many species had A metabolism...

I would had preferred B, if it had was instead of were.... (verb problem)

C, D, E all use that of or those of
but the possessive is already there in the 2nd element of comparison.
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(A) too.
almost selected (B) until i saw '...metabolism...were'.
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Aug 2005, 18:10
A here as well. all others have a subject verb agreement error.
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