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# According to his own account, Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi,

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24 May 2005, 18:59
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45.According to his own account, Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty, modeled the face of the statue like his motherâ€™s and the body like his wifeâ€™s.(A) modeled the face of the statue like his motherâ€™s and the body like his wifeâ€™s
(B) modeled the face of the statue after that of his mother and the body after that of his wife
(C) modeled the face of the statue like his mother and the body like his wife
(D) made the face of the statue after his mother and the body after his wife
(E) made the face of the statue look like his mother and the body look like his wife
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24 May 2005, 19:15
I think the correct idiom is it is "model after" ...So I would pick A...
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24 May 2005, 21:53
gmat2me2 wrote:
I think the correct idiom is it is "model after" ...So I would pick A...

Agree with your point that idiom is modeled after. if so, then it should be B. right?
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26 May 2005, 11:18
Folaa3 wrote:
what is wrong with A?

I strongly vote for A.

B - one doesn't model something after something, one only models something based on something.( although named someone after someone is fine)

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28 May 2005, 11:47
B for me too.

I believe its 'modeled after'.

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28 May 2005, 21:06
Just ran across the idiom in Kaplan,it's definitely "model after"
28 May 2005, 21:06
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