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# As rare as something becomes, be it a baseball card or a

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Manager
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24 Oct 2004, 17:08
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As rare as something becomes, be it a baseball card or a musical recording or a postage stamp, the more avidly it is sought by collectors.

(A) As rare as something becomes, be it

(B) As rare as something becomes, whether it is

(C) As something becomes rarer and rarer, like

(D) The rarer something becomes, like

(E) The rarer something becomes, whether it is

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Manager
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24 Oct 2004, 17:10
Migraine, the most debilitating common form of headache, afflicts perhaps 18 million Americans, who collectively lose 64 million workdays a year, and they cost the nation \$50 billion in medical expenses and lost work time.

(A) year, and they cost the nation \$50 billion in medical expenses and lost

(B) year and thus cost the nation \$50 billion in medical expenses and lost

(C) year, so as to cost the nation \$50 billion in medical expenses and lost

(D) year that costs the nation \$50 billion in lost medical expenses and

(E) year, which thus cost the nation \$50 billion in lost medical expenses and

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25 Oct 2004, 05:43
1. E. T x-er....the y-er

2. C. Cause and effect, I guess.

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25 Oct 2004, 11:16
D and D.

First one: I zeroed down to D or E. But in E I am not sure if "Whether ... or .... or..." is a correct format. So, went with D.

Second one: D it is...I don't think there is cause and effect between 64 million workdays and medical expense...

What's the OA?
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Aspire

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25 Oct 2004, 11:16
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