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Just as eating a cold banana split on a hot afternoon illuminates for a person the simple pleasures in life -- those that come cheap but run deep -so a traffic jam can remind a person of how many aspects of life are out of one's control.

(A) so a traffic jam can remind a person of how many aspects

(B) so too can a traffic jam remind a person of how many of the aspects

(C) so sitting in a traffic jam can remind a person of how many aspects

(D) sitting in a traffic jam can remind a person of how many aspects

(E) a traffic jam can remind a person of how many aspects
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New post 26 Nov 2005, 09:30
go C go...

Idiom: "just as...so"
llism: eating a cold banana || sitting in a traffic jam
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One more vote for C ...
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New post 26 Nov 2005, 09:47
So is required for the correct comparison.

Good work guys, the OA is C.
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I was stuck between B and C.

I understand why C is correct. But what is wrong with B?
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I was stuck between B and C.

I understand why C is correct. But what is wrong with B?


I see two problems with B.

1. It's not parallel with the phrase in the first part, 'eating....'
2. 'too' is redundant
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New post 26 Nov 2005, 13:24
My answer is C as well

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