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There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fossil fuels: more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990

A) generated through wind power now than it was
B) generated through wind power now as it was
C) generated through wind power now as was the case
D) now generated through wind power as it was
E) now generated through wind power than was the case
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C.

Needs to be parrallel using convention as much x as y.

x in this case is verb + process + time

y = was + the case + time

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C.

Needs to be parrallel using convention as much x as y.

x in this case is verb + process + time

y = was + the case + time


why did you eliminate B ?

EDIT: OA is C
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you dont know if it is referring to energy or "energy through windpower".

By making the comparisons structurally similar you get rid of the confusion.

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There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fossil fuels: more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990

A) generated through wind power now than it was -> than is incorrect
B) generated through wind power now as it was -> perfect
C) generated through wind power now as was the case -> case is incorrect
D) now generated through wind power as it was -> now generated through win power stresses on ,gen by wind power not on comparison between times !!!
E) now generated through wind power than was the case -> THAN



Clearly B

IMO B
OA???


I posted the OA above :) It is C
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