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# In the cities, teenagers get more independence than most suburbs.

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03 Oct 2018, 03:22
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In the cities, teenagers get more independence than most suburbs.

(A) most suburbs
(B) most suburbs do
(C) most suburbs are
(D) they are in most suburbs
(E) they do in most suburbs

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03 Oct 2018, 03:35
+1 for E

In the cities, teenagers get more independence than they do (get) in most suburbs.
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04 Oct 2018, 01:50
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Bunuel wrote:
In the cities, teenagers get more independence than most suburbs.

(A) most suburbs
(B) most suburbs do
(C) most suburbs are
(D) they are in most suburbs
(E) they do in most suburbs

MANHATTAN REVIEW OFFICIAL EXPLANATION:

This is simply a question of ambiguity. Choices A, B and C all imply that the suburbs have some degree of independence, and not the teenagers. The teenagers are the ones who have the independence. Choice D has an incorrect verb, ‘are’. Choice E is the correct answer.
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