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In the beginning of the twentieth century, when America had only 8,000

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In the beginning of the twentieth century, when America had only 8,000 cars and 144 miles of paved roads, the brake on an automobile resembled a horse buggy: a simple padded stick applied to the wheel.
A. the brake on an automobile resembled a horse buggy
B. the brake on an automobile resembles a horse buggy
C. an automobile’s brake resembled a horse buggy
D. the brake on an automobile resembled that of a horse buggy
E. the brake on an automobile and on a horse buggy resembled
each other

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In the beginning of the twentieth century, when America had only 8,000 cars and 144 miles of paved roads, the brake on an automobile resembled a horse buggy: a simple padded stick applied to the wheel.
Point is -

(the brake on an automobile) resembled (the brake of a horse buggy)
Clearly D.

A. the brake on an automobile resembled a horse buggy
B. the brake on an automobile resembles a horse buggy
C. an automobile’s brake resembled a horse buggy
D. the brake on an automobile resembled that of a horse buggy
E. the brake on an automobile and on a horse buggy resembled
each other
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