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764). The gyrfalcon, an Arctic bird of prey, has survived a

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764). The gyrfalcon, an Arctic bird of prey, has survived a close brush with extinction; its numbers are now five times greater than when the use of DDT was sharply restricted in the early 1970’s.

(A) extinction; its numbers are now five times greater than

(B) extinction; its numbers are now five times more than

(C) extinction, their numbers now fivefold what they were

(D) extinction, now with fivefold the numbers they had

(E) extinction, now with numbers five times greater than

OA is A. Why not B?
Can you explain the difference between A and B.
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28 May 2008, 22:00
Numbers are always greater and not more (used generally for quntities and not numbers)

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