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

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St. Johnâ€™s, Newfoundland, lies on the same latitude as Paris, France, but in spring St. Johnâ€™s 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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05 Dec 2006, 20:10
Viperace wrote:
C for ||ism

On the contrary, C is not parallel.

C says: 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 .

A 'to be' is missing before shovelling snow.
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05 Dec 2006, 20:15
Seems like a tough one, I will go with A, what is the OA
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05 Dec 2006, 22:02
I will go with A. Every other choice has a problem with ||ism
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05 Dec 2006, 23:51
kripalkavi wrote:
Viperace wrote:
C for ||ism

On the contrary, C is not parallel.

C says: 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 .

A 'to be' is missing before shovelling snow.

IC, thanks clearing me up.

I thought 'shovelling snow ' is some sort of noun that goes parallel with artic chills. LoL
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06 Dec 2006, 14:56
i would choose A since the rest of the answer choicees do not have parallelism
06 Dec 2006, 14:56
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