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# In one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, fought at

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In one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, fought at Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862, four times as many ( Americans were killed as) would later be killed on the beaches of Normandy during D-Day.

1)
2) Americans were killed than
3) Americans were killed than those who
4) more Americans were killed as there
5) more Americans were killed as those who

I guess A is right because "as an adverb" means to the same degree or amount, right?

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24 Jul 2003, 14:35
(1) seems the best

because it correctly uses the AS...AS... structure

and because in options (4) and (5) the word "more" seems to be redundant

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15 Aug 2006, 02:45
easy A...

introduction of more in other choices makes them wrong.

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17 Jun 2007, 00:36
ps_dahiya wrote:
A
as many..........as

is the phrase

as many X as Y

or

as X as Y

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