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# One noted economist has made a comparison of the Federal

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One noted economist has made a comparison of the Federal Reserve and an automobile as racing through a tunnel, bouncing first off one wall, then the other: the car may get where it is going, but people may be hurt in the process.

(A) made a comparison of the Federal Reserve and an automobile as racing through a tunnel, bouncing
(B) made a comparison between the Federal Reserve and an automobile racing through a tunnel, bouncing
(C) compared the federal Reserve with an automobile as racing through a tunnel and which bounced
(D) compared the Federal Reserve to an automobile racing through a tunnel, bouncing
(E) compared the Federal Reserve with an automobile that races through a tunnel and it bounces

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01 Nov 2008, 00:54
(A) made a comparison of the Federal Reserve and an automobile as racing through a tunnel, bouncing
in this sentence bouncing modifies the whole sentence before comma
(B) made a comparison between the Federal Reserve and an automobile racing through a tunnel, bouncing
in this sentence bouncing modifies the whole sentence before comma
(C) compared the federal Reserve with an automobile as racing through a tunnel and which bounced
(D) compared the Federal Reserve to an automobile racing through a tunnel, bouncing
in this sentence bouncing modifies the whole sentence before comma
(E) compared the Federal Reserve with an automobile that races through a tunnel and it bounces
in this sentence it could be tunnel also
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01 Nov 2008, 03:51
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compared to is used for comparing two unlike things or stress the resemblance between two different things !
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01 Nov 2008, 06:34
D

Compared to(Similarities)
Compared with(differences)
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01 Nov 2008, 11:45
Hi guys,

IMHO: D

A wordy, to make a comparison = to compare
B same
C for me, 'an automobile as racing' sounds bad...
E for the 'it' is unnecessary

@ WinIT: do you think 'it' can refer to the tunnel? in this case, I would not have doubt coz the tunnel cannot bounce, can it?

OA?

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(A) made a comparison of the Federal Reserve and an automobile as racing through a tunnel, bouncing
(B) made a comparison between the Federal Reserve and an automobile racing through a tunnel, bouncing
(C) compared the federal Reserve with an automobile as racing through a tunnel and which bounced
(D) compared the Federal Reserve to an automobile racing through a tunnel, bouncing
(E) compared the Federal Reserve with an automobile that races through a tunnel and it bounces

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01 Nov 2008, 11:55
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01 Nov 2008, 21:16
OA is D thanks for the discussion

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