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# The gyrfalcon, an Arctic bird of prey, has survived a close brush with

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04 Sep 2018, 21:39
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The gyrfalcon, an Arctic bird of prey, has survived a close brush with extinction; its numbers are now five times greater than when the use of DDT was sharply restricted in the early 1970's.

A. extinction; its numbers are now five times greater than

B. extinction; its numbers are now five times more than

C. extinction, their numbers now fivefold what they were

D. extinction, now with fivefold the numbers they had

E. extinction, now with numbers five times greater than
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04 Sep 2018, 21:42
Nikolla wrote:
The gyrfalcon, an Arctic bird of prey, has survived a close brush with extinction; its numbers are now five times greater than when the use of DDT was sharply restricted in the early 1970's.

A. extinction; its numbers are now five times greater than

B. extinction; its numbers are now five times more than

C. extinction, their numbers now fivefold what they were

D. extinction, now with fivefold the numbers they had

E. extinction, now with numbers five times greater than

Discussed here: https://gmatclub.com/forum/qotd-the-gyr ... 60571.html Hope it helps.
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