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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 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, 11:11
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, 20:21
[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, 07:46
OA is E for correct comparison
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