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81. Although fruit can no longer grow once it is picked, it continues for some time to respire, taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide, similar to the way human beings breathe.

(A) similar to the way human beings breathe
(B) similarly to human beings who are breathing
(C) just like the breathing of human beings
(D) as human beings when breathing
(E) just as human beings do when they breathe
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19 Jun 2007, 22:43
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81. Although fruit can no longer grow once it is picked, it continues for some time to respire, taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide, similar to the way human beings breathe.

(A) similar to the way human beings breathe
(B) similarly to human beings who are breathing
(C) just like the breathing of human beings
(D) as human beings when breathing
(E) just as human beings do when they breathe

(E) for correct comparison: ...it continues ...to X, just as human beings do when they breathe. Cheers
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19 Jun 2007, 22:58
"E" it is...

Use like when you want to focus on two nouns;
Use as when you want to focus on two nouns doing two actions.
Another little trick is that "just as" can replace "in the same way that..."

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20 Jun 2007, 02:15
81. Although fruit can no longer grow once it is picked, it continues for some time to respire, taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide, similar to the way human beings breathe.

(A) similar to the way human beings breathe => wrong comparison
(B) similarly to human beings who are breathing
(C) just like the breathing of human beings
(D) as human beings when breathing
(E) just as human beings do when they breathe

My Answer : E
20 Jun 2007, 02:15
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