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# Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should

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Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should [#permalink]

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18.Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should be accommodated in each hospital ward, developing countries state that wards with less patients cost thrice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards.
A. wards with less patients cost twice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards..
B. wards with less patients cost twice as much to maintain as existing hospital wards do
C. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as existing hospital wards do
D. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as it does for existing hospital wards.
E. to maintain wards with less patients cost twice as much as for existing hospital wards.

OA is
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b

Can somebody please explain difference between A & B

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Re: developing countries state wards [#permalink]

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03 Jul 2009, 01:38
vaivish1723 wrote:
18.Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should be accommodated in each hospital ward, developing countries state that wards with less patients cost thrice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards.
A. wards with less patients cost twice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards..
B. wards with less patients cost twice as much to maintain as existing hospital wards do
C. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as existing hospital wards do
D. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as it does for existing hospital wards.
E. to maintain wards with less patients cost twice as much as for existing hospital wards.

OA is
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b

Can somebody please explain difference between A & B

"do" is required
as..as = correct idiom

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Re: developing countries state wards [#permalink]

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03 Jul 2009, 01:46
but in a cost as much as maintaining the existing hospitals wards does explain the meaning, i think....whats your view...

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Re: developing countries state wards   [#permalink] 03 Jul 2009, 01:46
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