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# Idiom: And....So too

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11 Sep 2007, 19:04
can someone point out an OG example of this idiom? I wrote it down but forgot where this came from...

thanks

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11 Sep 2007, 20:15
216. Computers are becoming faster, more powerful, and more reliable, and so too are modems, they are the devices to allow two or more computers to share information over regular telephone lines.
(A) so too are modems, they are the devices to allow
(B) so too are modems, the devices that allow
(C) so too modems, the devices allowing
(D) also modems, they are the devices that allow
(E) also modems, which are the devices to allow

OA is B, does this help?

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11 Sep 2007, 20:27
thanks. very tricky

"and also" is redundant, but "and so too" is not redundant...

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11 Sep 2007, 20:37
bmwhype2 wrote:
thanks. very tricky

"and also" is redundant, but "and so too" is not redundant...

wow..good point

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11 Sep 2007, 20:56
Parbe wrote:
216. Computers are becoming faster, more powerful, and more reliable, and so too are modems, they are the devices to allow two or more computers to share information over regular telephone lines.
(A) so too are modems, they are the devices to allow
(B) so too are modems, the devices that allow
(C) so too modems, the devices allowing
(D) also modems, they are the devices that allow
(E) also modems, which are the devices to allow

OA is B, does this help?

in addition to being idiomatic, is this testing llism too?

Computers are becoming faster, more powerful, and more reliable, and so too are modems, the devices that allow two or more computers to share information over regular telephone lines.

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31 Mar 2011, 01:45
B looks better but concern about "the devices" - Isn't it confusing except if I assume it is close to model so devices means modem

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01 Apr 2011, 12:01
B for ||ism plus s/v agreement
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Re: Idiom: And....So too   [#permalink] 01 Apr 2011, 12:01
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