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# SC-tough one

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19 Jul 2008, 15:40
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19 Jul 2008, 15:50
Correct Idiom Just As...So.
Like cannot be followed by clause so Just Like..So is wrong. Thereby D, and E is wrong.
C is wrong because first "it" has no referent.
B "Just as with" does not parallel "so support".

IMO A. But it will be better if it said "Just as the"..."So the".

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19 Jul 2008, 15:51
IDIOM ISSUE

Just as X so Y

I am b/w A and B. IMO B beaccause of the use of "the".

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19 Jul 2008, 15:53
abhijit_sen wrote:
Correct Idiom Just As...So.
Like cannot be followed by clause so Just Like..So is wrong. Thereby D, and E is wrong.
C is wrong because first "it" has no referent.
B "Just as with" does not parallel "so support".

IMO A. But it will be better if it said "Just as the"..."So the".

abhijit man..shed some light on the pronoun "it" issue you seem to have it nailed..i am struggling with this concept at times...

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19 Jul 2008, 15:59
fresinha12 wrote:
abhijit_sen wrote:
Correct Idiom Just As...So.
Like cannot be followed by clause so Just Like..So is wrong. Thereby D, and E is wrong.
C is wrong because first "it" has no referent.
B "Just as with" does not parallel "so support".

IMO A. But it will be better if it said "Just as the"..."So the".

abhijit man..shed some light on the pronoun "it" issue you seem to have it nailed..i am struggling with this concept at times...

what is the QA?

"it" here refers to the free computer system linux - only the placement is of "it" is worng. The ununderlined potion already says "support for it"
so you cannot have double it here.

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19 Jul 2008, 16:00
fresinha12 wrote:
abhijit_sen wrote:
Correct Idiom Just As...So.
Like cannot be followed by clause so Just Like..So is wrong. Thereby D, and E is wrong.
C is wrong because first "it" has no referent.
B "Just as with" does not parallel "so support".

IMO A. But it will be better if it said "Just as the"..."So the".

abhijit man..shed some light on the pronoun "it" issue you seem to have it nailed..i am struggling with this concept at times...

It is referring to "linux" replace "it" by Linux and the sentence following C will read as following:

Linux has been that support for linux within the industry has been growing.

Above sentence is obviously very awkward construction. Thereby C cannot be the answer.

Can you post the OA?

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19 Jul 2008, 16:04
OA is A

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