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According to a recent human resources study, employees who feel micromanaged are more than three times as likely to leave their jobs than those who feel respected an​d autonomous.

A. as likely to leave their jobs than those who
B. more likely to leave their jobs compared to those who
C. as likely to leave their jobs as those who
D. more likely to leave their jobs as those that
E. as likely to leave their jobs compared to those that
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According to a recent human resources study, employees who feel micromanaged are more than three times as likely to leave their jobs than those who feel respected an​d autonomous.

A. as likely to leave their jobs than those who
B. more likely to leave their jobs compared to those who
C. as likely to leave their jobs as those who
D. more likely to leave their jobs as those that
E. as likely to leave their jobs compared to those that


As X as Y : Correct idiomatic usage and correct usage in the present context, hence the answer must be (C)

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According to a recent human resources study, employees who feel micromanaged are more than three times as likely to leave their jobs than those who feel respected an​d autonomous.

A. as likely to leave their jobs than those who - Correct comparison marker is AS LIKELY AS rather than AS LIKELY THAN. Hence Incorrect
B. more likely to leave their jobs compared to those who - - Correct comparison marker is MORE THAN rather than MORE COMPARED TO. Hence Incorrect
C. as likely to leave their jobs as those who - CORRECT
D. more likely to leave their jobs as those that - Correct comparison marker is MORE THAN rather than MORE AS. Hence Incorrect
E. as likely to leave their jobs compared to those that - Correct comparison marker is AS LIKELY AS rather than AS COMPARED TO. Hence Incorrect
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According to a recent human resources study, employees who feel micromanaged are more than three times as likely to leave their jobs than those who feel respected an​d autonomous.

A. as likely to leave their jobs than those who -read sentence as 'more than ...as likely to leave ..THAN..- correct tone and comparison
B. more likely to leave their jobs compared to those who - more - more repeated
C. as likely to leave their jobs as those whoincorrect comparison - 'as those who' - we can't compare those who feel respected to those who don't
D. more likely to leave their jobs as those that'those that' - incorrect; usage of 'that' means you're comparing some specific issue about the employees
E. as likely to leave their jobs compared to those that same as D

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the right idiom ,,,
AS X , AS Y...

ans C

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According to a recent human resources study, employees who feel micromanaged are more than three times as likely to leave their jobs than those who feel respected an​d autonomous.

A. as likely to leave their jobs than those who
B. more likely to leave their jobs compared to those who
C. as likely to leave their jobs as those who
D. more likely to leave their jobs as those that
E. as likely to leave their jobs compared to those that


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as likely as is the correct idiom

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C it is.
Since "more than three times" is already present in the statement, using "more likely" will cause redundancy error. Hence B and D are out.

Among a/c/E, C is correct because of "idiom as likely as".

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Can someone share OA with OE? :)

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