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# It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as

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5. It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as those that are against a person.
(A) those that are against a
(B) those against a
(C) it is against a
(D) preventing those against a
(E) it is to prevent those against a
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30 Nov 2005, 14:51
E seems llel.

It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as it is to prevent those against a person.

A/B those(crimes) is compared to "difficulty to prevent crimes"

D action of "preventing crimes" is compared to "difficulty in preventing"
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01 Dec 2005, 03:36
yup OA is E. good job guys.
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01 Dec 2005, 10:45
E as well.

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01 Dec 2005, 10:51
Without to prevent those against, the sentence compares property to people.

Straight E.

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27 Sep 2014, 21:33
Clearly "it is to prevent those against a" is parallel
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07 Aug 2016, 05:14
+1 for E.
A parallelism problem.

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