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# Conciseness of comparison

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10 Oct 2010, 14:22
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Even in places in which the average temperature is as warm as Florida, snowfall is sometimes possible.

A. places in which the average temperature is as warm as
B. a place with an average temperature as warm as
C. a place as warm as
D. places as warm as it is in
E. a place that is as warm a

[Reveal] Spoiler:
C

Is it okay to say:

I am in a place as cold as New York.
In other words is it okay to make the weather attribute of a place.
OR
I am in a place as cold as it is in New York.

OA says:
[Reveal] Spoiler:
C. This option both provides a more concise rewording of the original underlined portion and eliminates ambiguity, making warm an appropriate modifier for Florida.

I really did not understand the explanation.
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Re: Conciseness of comparison [#permalink]

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13 Nov 2011, 00:09
Really an old thread, but i am reviving it as I also have the same doubt asked here.
Why is C preferable to D ?
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