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# According to a recent poll, owning and living in a

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According to a recent poll, owning and living in a freestanding house on its own land is still a goal of a majority of young adults, like that of earlier generations.

A)
B) as that for earlier generations
C) just as earlier generations did
D) as have earlier generations
E) as it was of earlier generations.

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24 Jun 2008, 18:29
sondenso wrote:
maratikus wrote:
According to a recent poll, owning and living in a freestanding house on its own land is still a goal of a majority of young adults, like that of earlier generations.

A)
B) as that for earlier generations [as + CLAUSE]
C) just as earlier generations did[IS still a goal...DID-not parallel]
D) as have earlier generations [the same as C error]
E) as it was of earlier generations.

imo E is correct.
@sodenso - for B - Is the use of [as + CLAUSE] incorrect ?

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24 Jun 2008, 18:49
aviator83 wrote:
sondenso wrote:
maratikus wrote:
According to a recent poll, owning and living in a freestanding house on its own land is still a goal of a majority of young adults, like that of earlier generations.

A)
B) as that for earlier generations [as + CLAUSE]
C) just as earlier generations did[IS still a goal...DID-not parallel]
D) as have earlier generations [the same as C error]
E) as it was of earlier generations.

imo E is correct.
@sodenso - for B - Is the use of [as + CLAUSE] incorrect ?

Yeah, in comparison sentence, that is my rule!
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24 Jun 2008, 19:50
E for correct comparision - goal of young adults and goal of earlier generations

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24 Jun 2008, 21:49
owning and living in a freestanding house on its own land {IT} is still a goal of a majority of young adults, as IT was [GOAL] of earlier generation.

E!

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25 Jun 2008, 05:19
OA is E

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