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

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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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16 Jun 2005, 05:04
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

E it is ; was thinking D but then I would use such as instead of like

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16 Jun 2005, 07:49
E it is

The rarer.. the more...

All that include "like" can be ignored. Left with A, B , E

Get rid of A, whether is better ....

out of B & E

As rare as tends to say in B that something is still becoming rare instead of saying that it becomes rarer.

So E it is.

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17 Jun 2005, 01:32
The OA is E

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17 Jun 2005, 01:32
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