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# In a process that has become de rigueur

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In a process that has become de rigueur following the end of every presidency, presidential libraries are sprouting up like carbuncles all over the land, testifying not so much to a sense of history among our politicians than it reflects their unbridled vainglory.

A. testifying not so much to a sense of history among our politicians than it reflects their
B. testifying less to a sense of history among our ploiticians than it reflects their
C. not so much testifying to a sense of history among our politicians as it reflects their
D. testifying not as more to a sense of history among our politicians than to an
E. testifying not so much to a sense of history among out politicians as to their
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31 Aug 2014, 21:41
imnk wrote:
In a process that has become de rigueur following the end of every presidency, presidential libraries are sprouting up like carbuncles all over the land, testifying not so much to a sense of history among our politicians than it reflects their unbridled vainglory.

A. testifying not so much to a sense of history among our politicians than it reflects their
B. testifying less to a sense of history among our ploiticians than it reflects their
C. not so much testifying to a sense of history among our politicians as it reflects their
D. testifying not as more to a sense of history among our politicians than to an
E. testifying not so much to a sense of history among out politicians as to their

Correct answer is E:

Correct idiom is So much as

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30 Jun 2016, 20:59
E correct

A incorrect
Not so much than is incorrect idiom

B violates parallelism

C violates parallelism

D more than..... for uncountable objexts

E maintains parallelism.....

not so much to ........ as to.....

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17 Sep 2017, 19:22
imnk wrote:
In a process that has become de rigueur following the end of every presidency, presidential libraries are sprouting up like carbuncles all over the land, testifying not so much to a sense of history among our politicians than it reflects their unbridled vainglory.

A. testifying not so much to a sense of history among our politicians than it reflects their
B. testifying less to a sense of history among our ploiticians than it reflects their
C. not so much testifying to a sense of history among our politicians as it reflects their
D. testifying not as more to a sense of history among our politicians than to an
E. testifying not so much to a sense of history among out politicians as to their

the correct idiom is so much x as to y

E

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