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# Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland

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29 Jun 2006, 19:05
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Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow â€œsea monster.â€
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29 Jun 2006, 19:13
B

irregular comparison for the following
A. like the one...inhabitants
D. like Loch Ness's reputed monster, inhabitants
E. similar to that...inhabitants
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29 Jun 2006, 19:43
B it is.

A. "Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness" is modifying "inhabitants"
C. "Loch Nessâ€™s" is compared with "Lake Champlain"
D. "Like Loch Nessâ€™ reputed monster" is referring to "inhabitants"
E. " Similar to that reputed to live in Loch Ness" is refferring to "inhabitants"
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29 Jun 2006, 20:22
Another comparison question

A can be eliminated because of "LIKE"... see your other post for that rule
B is correct
C, D and E have illogical comparisons as noted by others
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29 Jun 2006, 20:58
Will go with B

A - modifier problem
C - Incorrect comparison....... monster and lake
D - Modifier problem
E - awkward and modifier problem
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30 Jun 2006, 03:05
[quote="acfuture"]Like the one reputed to live in Loch Ness, also an inland lake connected to the ocean by a river, inhabitants of the area around Lake Champlain claim sightings of a long and narrow â€œsea monster.â€
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30 Jun 2006, 07:15
Quote:
A can be eliminated because of "LIKE"... see your other post for that rule
B is correct
C, D and E have illogical comparisons as noted by others

Will go with B.
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30 Jun 2006, 18:26
OA is B
30 Jun 2006, 18:26
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