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# Sentence Correction doubt

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15 Mar 2007, 22:45
Sentence Correction

I am not sure which is a better option between D and E?

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A) The old geezer aggravated his younger counterparts by consistently producing more work than them.

B) The old geezer aggravated the younger counterparts by consistently producing more work than they.

C) The old geezer irritated the younger workers by consistently producing more work than them.

D) The old man irritated his younger workers by consistently producing more work than them.

E) The old man irritated his younger workers by consistently producing more work than they.

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23 Mar 2007, 23:04
E is preferable but pls post the full question for better undersatnding of context

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25 Mar 2007, 10:47
Its E...the word did is understood at the end of the sentence in this case.

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25 Mar 2007, 13:28
Definitely, E: " than they (did)".

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Re: Sentence Correction doubt   [#permalink] 25 Mar 2007, 13:28
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