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Only seven people this century have been killed by the great

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Only seven people this century have been killed by the great [#permalink]

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03 Nov 2008, 11:55
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Only seven people this century have been killed by the great white shark, the man-eater of the movies—less than those killed by bee stings.

A. movies—less than those
B. movies—fewer than have been
C. movies, which is less than those
D. movies, a number lower than the people
E. movies, fewer than the ones

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03 Nov 2008, 12:11
E.

Fewer is required, hence A and C are out.
D has wrong comparison of people with number.
B is awkward.

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03 Nov 2008, 21:21
[quote="Nihit"]Only seven people this century have been killed by the great white shark, the man-eater of the movies—less than those killed by bee stings.

A. movies—less than those---- bad //ism
B. movies—fewer than have been---Correct
C. movies, which is less than those---which???
D. movies, a number lower than the people bad //ism
E. movies, fewer than the ones---bad //ism

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04 Nov 2008, 08:46
OA is E for correct comparison

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Re: bee stings SC   [#permalink] 04 Nov 2008, 08:46
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