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# Most Corporations pay at least twice as much to full-time

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Most Corporations pay at least twice as much to full-time employees, if the value of benefits, sick days, and paid vacation days are included in earnings, than to part-time employees, whose hourly wages are often higher than those of their full-time colleagues.

(A) are included in earnings, than
(B) are included in earnings, as
(C) is included in earnings, than they pay
(D) is included in earnings, as is paid
(E) is included in earnings, as they pay
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26 Jan 2006, 02:33
E

Idiom: As much....as.

'Pay at least twice as much to full-time....as they pay to part-time' is ||.

Also, 'the value' is singular so 'is included in earnings' is correct!
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26 Jan 2006, 09:37
OnE morE likEmindEd

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26 Jan 2006, 19:00
E for me too.
But can anyone refute D..I am finding it hard to reject

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26 Jan 2006, 23:41
...twice as much... as... is the correct idiom .. so again ...go E go...
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27 Jan 2006, 01:32
and the OA is E.
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