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# Real similar to a Hollywood movie set with nothing behind

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09 Jul 2004, 18:31
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Real similar to a Hollywood movie set with nothing behind the building fronts, the countryâ€™s apparent new-found affluence masks a very different reality: most citizens are not living at all well.
(A) Real similar to
(B) Much as if it was
(C) As though
(D) Like
(E) Just as

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09 Jul 2004, 21:09
Another Vote for D.

A. Sounds odd to my ears.
B. Sound odd too
C. As Though ... emm, really cant explain why.
D. The best choice of all.
E. Cannot use E as the idiom is 'Just as ....so..'
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09 Jul 2004, 22:23
Will go with D

Like sounds best! ABC are odd E needs "so" to go with Just As

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09 Jul 2004, 22:32
D it is.
We are comparing to like things: "Hollywood movie set" vs "countryâ€™s apparent new-found affluence"
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10 Jul 2004, 03:50
I vote for (D).

Clear comparison of Nouns "Hollywood movie set" with "countryâ€™s apparent new-found affluence."

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10 Jul 2004, 03:50
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