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# Both anecdotal evidence and survey results suggest that, of all athlet

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Both anecdotal evidence and survey results suggest that, of all athletes on the global stage, basketball star Michael Jordan remains the more widely known and generally admired.

A. the more widely known
B. the most widely known
C. more widely known
D. known more widely
E. widely known
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24 Feb 2018, 21:41
B.

" Most " is the right comparative word because the sentence states "of all the athletes " .

A. Wrong
C.again wrong
D. same fault
E.does not add a comparative

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24 Feb 2018, 21:51
Here, Michael Jordan is being compared to several other athletes.
The meaning is clearer when the superlative adjective is used.

A. the more widely known - Wrong comparative used
B. the most widely known - Best choice
C. more widely known - Wrong comparative used
D. known more widely - Wrong comparative used
E. widely known - Does not convey correct meaning (Option B)
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26 Feb 2018, 04:47
DharLog wrote:
Both anecdotal evidence and survey results suggest that, of all athletes on the global stage, basketball star Michael Jordan remains the more widely known and generally admired.

A. the more widely known
B. the most widely known
C. more widely known
D. known more widely
E. widely known

I think B is the answer as we are compare all the other athletes we need most so only option B is doing that.
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