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Of the twin supernovas, the most recently discovered is the

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Of the twin supernovas, the most recently discovered is the largest, but it is the small one that has irrevocably altered astronomists’ ideas about the origins of the universe.

(A) the most recently discovered is the largest, but it is the small one
(B) the one most recently discovered is the largest, but it is the small one
(C) the most recently discovered is larger, but it is the smaller
(D) the more recently discovered one is the large one but the small one
(E) the more recently discovered is the larger, but it is the smaller one
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I choose E.
A,B,C use 'most' and therefore wrong
D dont sound right...

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E. for comparetive degree we need to use more recently greater and smaller.

only E does that.
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New post 10 Nov 2005, 08:53
Of the two... so the comparison is between only two supernovas which eliminates the usage of the superlative -est.

I concur with Laxie and Nakib.

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OA is E
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first of all we are comparing between two supernovas...so we need more...most is used of you have more than two....
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