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# St. JohnтАЩs, Newfoundland, lies on the

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St. JohnтАЩs, Newfoundland, lies on the [#permalink]

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21 May 2003, 13:38
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St. JohnтАЩs, Newfoundland, lies on the same latitude
as Paris, France, but in spring St. JohnтАЩs residents are
less likely to be sitting at outdoor cafes than to be
bracing themselves against arctic chills, shoveling
snow, or seeking
shelter from a raging northeast
storm.

(A) residents are less likely to be sitting at outdoor
cafes than to be bracing themselves against
arctic chills, shoveling snow, or seeking
(B) residents are less likely to sit at outdoor cafes,
and more to brace themselves against arctic
chills, shovel snow, or be seeking
(C) residents are less likely to be sitting at outdoor
cafes, and more likely to be bracing themselves
against arctic chills, shoveling snow, or to be
seeking
(D) residents, instead of their sitting at outdoor
cafes, they are more likely to brace themselves
against arctic chills, shovel snow, or seek
(E) residents, instead of sitting at outdoor cafes, are
more likely to brace themselves against arctic
chills, shovel snow, or to be seeking
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21 May 2003, 13:46
I hope the example above is not copyrighted - it is not a copy of what is copyrighted. We try to keep this place clean as to prolong its life and prevent it from being shut down, thus I strictly enforce copyright rules.

Most of the questions here are made up by people who post them. Stolyar is the leader of course, but that's the way we work. Others modify the originals as not to make them recognizable and remove danger of copyright infringement.

If this question is not clean, I will have to kill it.

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21 May 2003, 14:49
I dont know whether the problem is copyright or not. Since this problem was forwarded to me by my friend for an answer i posted it. But if u think the problem is a copyright u can always kill it. I will be careful next time.
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22 May 2003, 00:19
I also prefer to choose A.
Is it A?
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22 May 2003, 00:39
No doubt, it is from the gmatplus. As far as I remember, A should be correct.
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22 May 2003, 01:50
A is fine by me also.

As for BB's concern, if this is from GMATplus, then it is not copyrighted !Since GMATplus is itself a Copy of old GMAT questions !
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22 May 2003, 02:54
I need to be more attentive. I feel terrible, this one was not difficult
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13 Dec 2003, 09:37
Can someone please explain why A ? I was thinking C or E
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15 Dec 2003, 15:48
ftoor wrote:
Can someone please explain why A ? I was thinking C or E

C is wrong because the correct usage of "less" is "less...than"

E is not parallel

Re: Explain   [#permalink] 15 Dec 2003, 15:48
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