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Gone are the sharp edges and jutting planes of styles from former eras

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Re: Gone are the sharp edges and jutting planes of styles from former eras  [#permalink]

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Gone are the sharp edges and jutting planes of styles from former eras instead, designers of everything from cars to computer monitors have adopted a cornerless style of smooth surfaces and curves that is more ergonomic, conforming to the shape of the body rather than flaunting shape for its own sake.

(A) more ergonomic, conforming to the shape of the body rather than flaunting shape
(B) more ergonomic, conformed to the body's shape and not to flaunting shape
(C) ergonomic, more conformed to the shape of the body and not to shape flaunted
(D) ergonomic, conforming more to the body's shape rather than shape flaunted
(E) ergonomic, conforming more to the shape of the body than flaunting shape



I took 5 minutes but still got it right.

So the catch is "idiom" more .... than.... is not used properly in C,D,E.
C has more.... but there is no "than" part.
D has more ... rather than.... that is weird
E has more to .... than flaunting; it should be more to .. than to...

Now between A and B, we very well know it is A. verb+ing now represents the result of the main clause .... and reads out well in comparison with B
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Re: Gone are the sharp edges and jutting planes of styles from former eras  [#permalink]

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New post 04 Jan 2019, 01:07
pls, look at choice B
"and not" is wrong. it should be " but not'

am I right? pls explain.
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