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21 Jan 2011, 10:04
OA is E

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22 Jan 2011, 11:37
noboru wrote:
Please, could anybody explain why E is better than C?
Thanks,

That's the answer that I want to know too! C just seems better constructed than E.
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13 Jul 2011, 05:12
I chose B, but now i am convinced that the answer is E. Nice explanation guys.
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13 Jul 2011, 05:18
E.It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as it is to prevent those against a person.
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31 Aug 2011, 01:18
rgarg1nortel wrote:
It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as those - should be it is that are against a person.

(A) those that are against a do not what to say but "those that"- little ambiguous
(B) those against a comparing difficulty to crimes, not ||
(C) it is against a - wrong comparison; preventing blah blah...to a person. also || markers are not properly placed- at least "to" should have been placed before "person" even to make a superfluous ||
(D) preventing those against a - wrong tense, ||ism issue
(E) it is to prevent those against a the only better choice could have been- it is to prevent "crimes" against a. so my bet on this one!

Though I chimed in little late for this but still I hope this helps!
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31 Aug 2012, 00:41
E is correct :
It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as those that are against a person

Make sentence which is easy to understand:
It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as (it is difficult ) to prevent (crime) against people.
Now remove extra wordings;
It is as difficult to prevent crimes against property as it is to prevent those against people.
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I THINK IT IS E IT MAKES MORE SENSE
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01 Dec 2016, 05:57
OA has been added and explanation provided in the thread appear sufficient: it-is-as-difficult-to-prevent-crimes-against-property-as-87604.html#p661243

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