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There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fosil fuels; more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990.

A. generated through wind power now than it was
B. generated through wind power now as it was
C. generated through wind power now as was the case
D. now generated through wind power as it was
E. now generated through wind power than was the case
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25 Sep 2007, 19:27
we need 'than...
A - 'it' does not have a clear referent

E is best.
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25 Sep 2007, 19:55
IrinaOK wrote:
There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fosil fuels; more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990.

A. generated through wind power now than it was
B. generated through wind power now as it was
C. generated through wind power now as was the case
D. now generated through wind power as it was
E. now generated through wind power than was the case

"as much.....as" is idiomatice and needed in correct answer choice --> B, C and D stand.
"it" in B and D doesn't have specific antecedent; it refers to either "energy" or "wind power" --> B and D out

C stands firm.
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25 Sep 2007, 20:26
laxieqv wrote:
IrinaOK wrote:
There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fosil fuels; more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990.

A. generated through wind power now than it was
B. generated through wind power now as it was
C. generated through wind power now as was the case
D. now generated through wind power as it was
E. now generated through wind power than was the case

"as much.....as" is idiomatice and needed in correct answer choice --> B, C and D stand.
"it" in B and D doesn't have specific antecedent; it refers to either "energy" or "wind power" --> B and D out

C stands firm.

C?? I though it was E

Can you explain a bit more how to eliminate E?
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25 Sep 2007, 20:38
laxieqv wrote:
IrinaOK wrote:
There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fosil fuels; more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990.

A. generated through wind power now than it was
B. generated through wind power now as it was
C. generated through wind power now as was the case
D. now generated through wind power as it was
E. now generated through wind power than was the case

"as much.....as" is idiomatice and needed in correct answer choice --> B, C and D stand.
"it" in B and D doesn't have specific antecedent; it refers to either "energy" or "wind power" --> B and D out

C stands firm.

I would go with E. Could you explain how C scores over E?
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25 Sep 2007, 20:46
I also pick C, because if the statement read, much more than x, we could use than, but it slips the word "as" in there, and according to the idiom rule, its as much as.
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25 Sep 2007, 23:21
laxieqv wrote:
IrinaOK wrote:
There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fosil fuels; more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990.

A. generated through wind power now than it was
B. generated through wind power now as it was
C. generated through wind power now as was the case
D. now generated through wind power as it was
E. now generated through wind power than was the case

"as much.....as" is idiomatice and needed in correct answer choice --> B, C and D stand.
"it" in B and D doesn't have specific antecedent; it refers to either "energy" or "wind power" --> B and D out

C stands firm.

i was going other way to either B or D. but irealized that it is C. thanks.
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01 Oct 2007, 17:55
kinda late, but I got C as well...

A) is out because of "then"

B) is out because of "it" (no antecedent)

D) same reason as B

E) same reason as A

didn't notice the idiom " as much....as" when I read the question, I guess I need to look at the question more carefully next time....

thanks for pointing it out, Laxieqv
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01 Oct 2007, 18:08
great reasoning from laxieqv.. I was going for either 'E' or 'A'
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01 Oct 2007, 20:11
laxieqv wrote:
IrinaOK wrote:
There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fosil fuels; more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now than it was in 1990.

A. generated through wind power now than it was
B. generated through wind power now as it was
C. generated through wind power now as was the case
D. now generated through wind power as it was
E. now generated through wind power than was the case

"as much.....as" is idiomatice and needed in correct answer choice --> B, C and D stand.
"it" in B and D doesn't have specific antecedent; it refers to either "energy" or "wind power" --> B and D out

C stands firm.

Good explanation.

I had picked D, missed that it could refer to wind power also.
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