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Chauncy, like most bulldogs, has a fondness for meat and gravy. A. lik

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Chauncy, like most bulldogs, has a fondness for meat and gravy.

A. like most bulldogs, has
B. as most bulldogs, have
C. like many bulldogs, have
D. like most bulldogs, having
E. as with many bulldogs, has

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Difficulty Level: 550

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I feel the answer is E.
I could narrow down to A and E both has singular verb has. Went for E
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I feel the answer is E.
I could narrow down to A and E both has singular verb has. Went for E
In such a direct comparison between two nouns, the GMAT will go for the like option.
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Chauncy, like most bulldogs, has a fondness for meat and gravy.


Like most bulldogs, Chauncy has a fondness for meat and gravy.

Singular "Chauncy" needs "has".

A. like most bulldogs, has

B. as most bulldogs, have

"As" must be followed by a verb. Chauncy + have (Plural) is wrong. We need "has"

C. like many bulldogs, have

"We need "has" in place of "have"

D. like most bulldogs, having

"No verb in the sentence"

E. as with many bulldogs, has

"As" must be followed by a verb.

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Between A and E:
A. most = 51% to 100%
E. many = more than 2/more than few. Option E distorts the meaning, therefore incorrect.
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New post 21 Mar 2019, 09:35
SajjadAhmad wrote:
Chauncy, like most bulldogs, has a fondness for meat and gravy.

A. like most bulldogs, has
B. as most bulldogs, have
C. like many bulldogs, have
D. like most bulldogs, having
E. as with many bulldogs, has

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Chauncy, like most bulldogs, has a fondness for meat and gravy.

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