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# 24. During an ice age, the buildup of ice at the poles and

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24. During an ice age, the buildup of ice at the poles and [#permalink]

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24. During an ice age, the buildup of ice at the poles and the drop in water levels near the equator speed up the Earthâ€™s rotation, <u>like a spinning figure skater whose speed increases when her arms are drawn in</u>.

(A) like a spinning figure skater whose speed increases when her arms are drawn in
(B) like the increased speed of a figure skater when her arms are drawn in
(C) like a figure skater who increases speed while spinning with her arms drawn in
(D) just as a spinning figure skater who increases speed by drawing in her arms
(E) just as a spinning figure skater increases speed by drawing in her arms

I think its B.But i wanna know when we use like and when we use as

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23 Jul 2004, 20:28
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http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... ght=skater

good exp. from ash

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http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic ... mcclintock

See if you can get your doubts cleared, else I will try to explain.

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23 Jul 2004, 20:28
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