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Traffic safety officials predict that drivers will
be equally likely to exceed the proposed speed
limit as
the current one.
A. equally likely to exceed the proposed speed
limit as
B. equally likely to exceed the proposed speed
limit as they are
C. equally likely that they will exceed the proposed
speed limit as
D. as likely that they will exceed the proposed
speed limit as
E. as likely to exceed the proposed speed limit
as they are.
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18 Jun 2008, 19:49
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choose E, because the rest don't sound right.
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18 Jun 2008, 22:31
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Just E. as likely ... as.../ and / will be ... do
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Traffic safety officials predict that drivers will
be equally likely to exceed the proposed speed
limit as the current one.
A. equally likely to exceed the proposed speed
limit as -correct..
B. equally likely to exceed the proposed speed
limit as they are ---- doesnt sound right ...and they is ambiguous..
C. equally likely that they will exceed the proposed
speed limit as---- doesnt sound right ...and they is ambiguous..
D. as likely that they will exceed the proposed
speed limit as---- doesnt sound right ...and they is ambiguous..
E. as likely to exceed the proposed speed limit
as they are.---- doesnt sound right ...and they is ambiguous..(and they are EXCEEDING should be there...."...

so A for me....
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19 Jun 2008, 07:46
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A for me..

B, C, D, E ---all use They...without a clear antecedent..
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OA is E.
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A for me. In E as ...as they are is wrong comparison.
Since I read OA is E so Whats the source.
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19 Jun 2008, 16:02
Traffic safety officials predict that drivers will
be as likely to exceed the proposed speed limit
as they are the current one

OA is E. But someone the sentence doesn't sound right- "as they are the current one"
Any thoughts?
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