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# Despite the fact that they were colonists, more Americans

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11 May 2017, 00:41
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Despite the fact that they were colonists, more Americans thought of themselves as British citizens, and throughout the early years of the American Revolution, more than half of all Americans were loyal to Britain.

(A) more Americans thought of themselves as British citizens
(B) fewer Americans felt that they were British citizens
(C) most Americans thought of themselves as British citizens
(D) many of them felt like British citizens
(E) most Americans believed we were British citizens

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11 May 2017, 01:00
rohan2345 wrote:
Despite the fact that they were colonists, more Americans thought of themselves as British citizens, and throughout the early years of the American Revolution, more than half of all Americans were loyal to Britain.

(A) more Americans thought of themselves as British citizens
(B) fewer Americans felt that they were British citizens
(C) most Americans thought of themselves as British citizens
(D) many of them felt like British citizens
(E) most Americans believed we were British citizens

"As British citizens" expresses the idea clearly
As followed by noun alone----->in the role of

its better than" like British citizens"
"we were " --->usage is wrong
B opposite

Usage of Most is correct here
Hence C
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22 Aug 2017, 10:20
I believe this is a poor question.
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22 Aug 2017, 11:03
This question basically conveys the usage of 'most' with nouns.
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