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Like many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and ve

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Like many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands.

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C As have
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Like many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands.

A Like - compares noun correct.
B Just like - wordy
C As have - as compare clause - wrong
D As did - same as c.

E Just as with - incorrect.

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though i selected the correct ans I need some help to eliminate option D. And if we need to make this correct with "As" is "As do" will be correct (just for my knowledge, I know this is not listed in any ans option)
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Like many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands.

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Like is a preposition, used before a noun or pronoun, to say that two things are similar, hence correct answer must be (A) comparing arid regions with Ariba...

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though i selected the correct ans I need some help to eliminate option D. And if we need to make this correct with "As" is "As do" will be correct (just for my knowledge, I know this is not listed in any ans option)


You need to use the verb, when using "as". Howevere in this case "as do" is not correct, because the verb is "must import" (not just "import"), You cannot replace "must" with "do". So the correct sentence would be:
Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands, as must many arid regions.

However in absence of "must", the following would be correct:
Ariba imports many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands, as do many arid regions.
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Like many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands.

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+1 to (A).

"Like" is correctly used to compare nouns.
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Just like has more words than Like -> D is wrong.
As do + noun = as noun + do
we need must to keep the parallel
Only A is correct
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Like many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands.

A Like
B Just like
C As have
D As did
E Just as with

Why is the answer choice C incorrect.

As have many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands.

We are comparing clause to a clause then why is this answer choice incorrect. Also, please confirm is "have" acting as a verb in the above sentence ? I read the following Princeton Explaination but I am not sure if we need the two verbs in the same tense and if that is a rule.

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Although we would all love to live in a world of absolutes, either like or as could be used in a situation like this. (Sit tight!) We are either comparing arid regions and Ariba (comparison of nouns, requiring "like"); or comparing the import habits of arid regions with those of Ariba (comparison of actions, requiring "as"). EITHER is valid!

Why are C through E eliminated, then? Because they lack verb parallelism! Correctly used, the sentence with "as" would read, "As do many arid regions, Ariba must import many of its fruits and vegetables from neighboring lands." This matches parallel tense with parallel tense in both clauses. It is not by mere coincidence that none of the answer choices give this option. They use the present perfect have (in choice C) or the simple past did (in choice D); both are mismatches with the present-tense verb, must import, in the main clause.

Choice B, Just like, is disqualified because it lacks concision: the word Just is unnecessary. It is also a colloquialism-that is, it's too informal. You would seldom if ever encounter this expression in formal written English.
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