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# Napoleon's army

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08 Jul 2005, 17:26
Although Napoleon's army entered Russia with far more supplies than they had in their previous campaigns, it had provisions for only twenty-four days.
(A) they had in their previous campaigns
(C) they had for any previous campaign
(D) in their previous campaigns
(E) in any other campaign
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08 Jul 2005, 18:09
is it remodeled question? anyway B fits with the sentence. need for to maintain parallism.
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08 Jul 2005, 20:25
Yes it is remodelled.
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08 Jul 2005, 21:09
"it' has the antecedent army.....so B
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10 Jul 2005, 17:04
Now to make the water more muddier, what if we change the "THAN" word to "AS", what effect it will have on the sentence.

I will post the OA and OC for this question.
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10 Jul 2005, 19:30
riteshgupta1 wrote:
Now to make the water more muddier, what if we change the "THAN" word to "AS", what effect it will have on the sentence.

I will post the OA and OC for this question.

The idiom is "more...than...". Hence, "more...as..." is undiomatic. Perhaps, "as much...as..." would be good but I don't believe that altering the question as suggested is warranted.
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11 Jul 2005, 09:19
I would like to choose B, but I am not sure if "it had had" is grammatically correct. In case it had had is wrong, then E is the answer. Gosh!! Even E is wrong.

B for now.
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11 Jul 2005, 19:30
OA is B.
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13 Jul 2005, 07:29
only b and e have the correct preposition for the noun napelons army which is singular. therefore a,c and d cant be the answer. e is not complete
13 Jul 2005, 07:29
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