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# FG - After all, what's happiness

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FG - After all, what's happiness [#permalink]

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02 Jan 2005, 10:22
Freedmanâ€™s survey showed that people living in small towns and rural areas consider themselves no happier than do people living in big cities.

no happier than do people living
not any happier than do people living
not any happier than do people who live
no happier than are people who are living
not as happy as are people who live

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02 Jan 2005, 18:54
Between A & D, pick A.

Not is not correct in this statement, so that eliminates B, C and E.
A seems to be ||

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02 Jan 2005, 20:01
(A)

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02 Jan 2005, 23:53
A it is...but wondering why is "not" incorrect here.

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04 Jan 2005, 00:43
i am stil confused about the OA. can someone explain A. thnks

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04 Jan 2005, 06:52
forrestgump wrote:
A it is...but wondering why is "not" incorrect here.

I think "no" goes with nouns and "not" with verbs.

Ex: No kids were allowed at the party.
I did not go to the party.

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04 Jan 2005, 06:59
I would go with A..

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04 Jan 2005, 07:12
Good explanation of no vs not in the url below. According the explanation, I think B is also grammatically correct but we pick A as it is more concise.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv44.shtml

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