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Just as the Congress is the legislative branch of the Federal government of the United States, so Parliament is the legislative body of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

b) As Congress is the legislative branch of the Federal government of the United States,
c) As Congress is the legislative branch of the Federal government of the United States, in the same way
d) Just as Congress is the legislative branch of the Federal government of the United States, so
e) Just as the Federal government of the United States’ legislative branch is Congress

please explain your answer. I don't think I have seen the grammar/style of this one. OA later

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New post 03 Jan 2005, 21:32
I'll say D

Idiom: Just as .... so ......

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New post 04 Jan 2005, 03:23
I think i will stick with A.

The only differene between A & D is the use of the arcticle "THE" and I think article is needed.

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New post 04 Jan 2005, 06:07
Guess Saurabh is right - never took care to analyse the statement A - as it was not listed.

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New post 04 Jan 2005, 06:43
There i sone more difference. Option 'A' starts with 'AS' where Option D starts with 'Just AS'.

Option is 'D' is correct one. Correct Idiom is 'Just As.. So''
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smarty_cry wrote:
There i sone more difference. Option 'A' starts with 'AS' where Option D starts with 'Just AS'.

Option is 'D' is correct one. Correct Idiom is 'Just As.. So''

option A does not start with 'AS' but with 'Just As'. D seems to make sense. talking about article is it not necessary if the article is in front of Congress it needs to be there even before the word 'parliment' just wondering..if thats the case.. then it is D.. if not can somebody explain why it would be A and why is single article sufficient..

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New post 04 Jan 2005, 09:00
the OA is D

This is from KP course book.

Just to confirm - Idiom "just as..., so...." is a correct form of idiom

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New post 04 Jan 2005, 09:10
Vpraphala you are right. there is no article before parliamanet, so for ||ism, there should not be before congress as well. D dhould be it.
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New post 06 Jan 2005, 11:42
very good discussion and explantion. Good catch on the use of the article.

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New post 06 Jan 2005, 13:56
Sorry!
I won't agree with the "THE"---> article explanation. Something else is wrong or may be the question is substandard.

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New post 06 Jan 2005, 18:29
saurabhmalpani wrote:
Sorry!
I won't agree with the "THE"---> article explanation. Something else is wrong or may be the question is substandard.

Saurabh Malpani

You don't need article "the" in front of Congress because as you can see, "Congress" is capitalized and stands for a proper noun, not a common noun. It's like saying: Earth is a beautiful planet. You should NOT put any article in front of proper nouns.
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