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# St. Johns, Newfoundland, lies on the same latitude as Paris,

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St. Johns, Newfoundland, lies on the same latitude as Paris, France, but in spring St. Johns 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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04 Feb 2006, 17:07
A for correct idiom and ||ism

Idiom: "Less...than"

Sitting...or seeking
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04 Feb 2006, 18:03
I feel the answer should be E only coz the sentence is talking about a comparision b/w Paris and St John so instead is the key word here so only choices left are D and E.

E makes more sense than D
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04 Feb 2006, 19:52
A and C are the two little devils.
On analysis C uses less likely...., more likely....., without specifying the basic set of actions for each.
This is done by the use of "than" in A.
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04 Feb 2006, 21:52
The final "to be" in C makes the sentence awkward.

(A) must be it.
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05 Feb 2006, 11:22

vsobti wrote:
I feel the answer should be E only coz the sentence is talking about a comparision b/w Paris and St John so instead is the key word here so only choices left are D and E.

E makes more sense than D

In E, or to be seeking violates the parallelism.
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05 Feb 2006, 21:38
Absolutely OA is A!
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