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Like many other world leaders, such as Gandhi, Kennedy, and Lincoln, Winston Churchill is widely thought to have suffered from major depression.

(A) Like

(B) As with

(C) Just like

(D) As

(E) Just as
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AjiteshArun wrote:
Like many other world leaders, such as Gandhi, Kennedy, and Lincoln, Winston Churchill is widely thought to have suffered from major depression.

(A) Like

(B) As with

(C) Just like

(D) As

(E) Just as

I'm curious. Is there any distinction between "like" and "just like"?

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septwibowo wrote:
I'm curious. Is there any distinction between "like" and "just like"?

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Hi septwibowo ,

As far as I know, Just like is almost always incorrect on GMAT.
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04 Sep 2017, 10:05
AjiteshArun wrote:
Like many other world leaders, such as Gandhi, Kennedy, and Lincoln, Winston Churchill is widely thought to have suffered from major depression.

(A) Like

(B) As with

(C) Just like

(D) As

(E) Just as

The answer is A.
Since in this sentence the author is comparing a similarity between Gandhi, Kennedy, and Lincoln, and Churchill, we use Like.

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septwibowo wrote:
I'm curious. Is there any distinction between "like" and "just like"?

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Hi septwibowo ,

As far as I know, Just like is almost always incorrect on GMAT.

Absolutely true, " Just Like " is always incorrect on GMAT

Here is a beautiful post from GMATNinja

https://gmatclub.com/forum/just-like-65 ... l#p1827766

Nothing wrong with the original sentence , correct answer must be (A)

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septwibowo wrote:
I'm curious. Is there any distinction between "like" and "just like"?

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Just like is slightly wordier than like. That's it. Nothing else wrong with it.
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'Like' is simple and correct,A is the answer
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