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Stress acts on people in different ways, ranging from behaving as a depleting agent to acting as a fuel, making the people feel alive and focused.

A.as a depleting agent to acting as

B.like a depleting agent to acting like

C.as a depleting agent to acting like

D.like a depleting agent to acting as
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Can someone please explain why the answer is A and not B??
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Can someone please explain why the answer is A and not B??




here it is a role play so alwys followed by as without verb
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Can someone please explain why the answer is A and not B??


Because like can never be used to represent a role/function. Only as can be used and in this question we have two roles/functions, as a depleting agent and as a fuel.
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Can someone please explain why the answer is A and not B??

Please go through this article : https://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/a-tricky- ... vs-act-as/
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