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Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel,

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01 Jan 2007, 19:19
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Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel,
the new airfare, which allows both an adult and a
child to fly for the price of one ticket, and also
shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family
travel to a minimum of seven days rather than

fourteen.

(A) and also shortens the advance-purchase require-
ment for family travel to a minimum of seven
days rather than
(B) and also lessens the advance-purchase
requirement for family travel to a seven-day
minimum from
(C) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement
for family travel to a minimum of seven days
rather than that of
(D) also lessens the advance-purchase requirement
for family travel to a seven-day minimum from
(E) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement
for family travel to a minimum of seven days
rather than

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01 Jan 2007, 20:59
also shortens

leave us with C and E

E has correct usage of rather than
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02 Jan 2007, 00:11
E

A) and also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than
(B) and also lessens the advance-purchase
requirement for family travel to a seven-day minimum from
(C) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than that of
(D) also lessens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a seven-day minimum from
(E) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than

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02 Jan 2007, 08:33
E.

The underline portion should begin with â€œalsoâ€

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02 Jan 2007, 15:20
OA is E..

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03 Jan 2007, 20:49
Straight E.
the new airfare.....also shortens.
Also, lessens is incorrect as "shorten the number of days" should be the correct structure.
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03 Jan 2007, 20:49
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