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There are hopeful signs that we are shifting away from our heavy reliance on fossil 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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05 Oct 2009, 12:11
the correct idiom is As much as...
I would say D
Whats OA?
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05 Oct 2009, 13:14
IMO C.
Correct idiom: as much as
Indeed this is very tough question.

Choice B - more than ten times as much energy is generated through wind power now as it was in 1990
I am not sure if we can imply generated word in above choice.

as it was [generated] in 1990

Choice D also has same issue.
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03 Nov 2009, 12:05
I chose B, because of the idiom "as". I rejected C because of wordiness.
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