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# 469 Kansas Republican Nancy Kassebaum, one of only two women

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10 Sep 2006, 23:51
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469 Kansas Republican Nancy Kassebaum, one of only two women in the U.S. Senate in 1992, said she did not so much wish for more women senators but more moderate Republican ones.
A did not so much wish for more women senators but more moderate Republican ones
B wished not so much for more senators who were women than moderate Republicans
C did not wish so much for more women senators as for more moderate Republicans
D did not wish for more women senators so much as moderate Republicans
E wished for more senators who are moderate Republicans than women
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11 Nov 2011, 20:14
E is wrong because of tense. She said ..... are... WRONG.

C is the answer for correct parallelism and comparison.
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12 Nov 2011, 06:11
I'll go with C.

even E looks correct at first glance, but then it fails to covey the meaning correctly!!
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14 Nov 2011, 19:51
C is the best parallelism "so much for more .... as for more"
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15 Nov 2011, 07:01
IMO A,

Can some please share the OA and explain in detail which options are wrong?
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15 Nov 2011, 17:35
I like C for parallelism, but I'm going to have to go with A for meaning

I feel that all of the other choices change the meaning from modern republican women to just modern republicans
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29 Nov 2011, 05:59
HI Babzsn84
A has serious II-ism issue and itz an ambiguous one..
not so much wish for more is awkward..
hope it helps..
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25 Jun 2013, 03:48
469 Kansas Republican Nancy Kassebaum, one of only two women in the U.S. Senate in 1992, said she did not so much wish for more women senators but more moderate Republican ones.
A did not so much wish for more women senators but more moderate Republican ones
No Parallelism :for more senators but for....
B wished not so much for more senators who were women than moderate Republicans
wished not so much
C did not wish so much for more women senators as for more moderate Republicans
rigt answr
D did not wish for more women senators so much as moderate Republicans
No Parallism
E wished for more senators who are moderate Republicans than women
wished
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