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# Automation has undermined the traditional position of labor

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154. Automation has undermined the traditional position of labor as much by robbing workers of the special Skills that were once their most important strength than by the elimination of jobs.
(A) than by the elimination of jobs
(B) rather than by the elimination of a job
(C) than by eliminating jobs
(D) as by the elimination of a job
(E) as by eliminating jobs

Can some one explain what is the answer?
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08 Apr 2012, 22:36
Idiom as much as should be used.
A,B,C eliminated.

Between D and E, as much by robbing ... as by eliminating = parallel.

Hence E.
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09 Apr 2012, 12:10
E; parallelism (as by...xx-ing)
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09 Apr 2012, 19:02
amit2k9 wrote:
Idiom as much as should be used.
A,B,C eliminated.

Between D and E, as much by robbing ... as by eliminating = parallel.

Hence E.

This sums it up great.

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