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Unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point where no church cemetery would accept Paine for burial when he died in 1809.


(A) Unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point where

(B) Unlike the reputations of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point that, because of his reputation,

(C) In contrast to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, such that

(D) The reputation of Thomas Paine, unlike those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, suffered so greatly that

(E) Thomas Paine’s reputation suffered greatly, so much so that, unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes,

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Unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point where no church cemetery would accept Paine for burial when he died in 1809.


(A) Unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point where

(B) Unlike the reputations of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point that, because of his reputation,

(C) In contrast to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, such that

(D) The reputation of Thomas Paine, unlike those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, suffered so greatly that

(E) Thomas Paine’s reputation suffered greatly, so much so that, unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes,



Here's my approach !!

So, A,B,C are out because of incorrect comparison.

persons are being compared to reputation


D.Hold it looks fine...reputation is being compared to reputation ..So that construction is also fine..
the reputation has a proper verb suffered..
Sp this option looks fine
E. so much so that--incorrect idiom
bad comparison
Thomas Paine’s reputation suffered greatly--lacks object


My OA would be D


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In contrast to X, Y
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Unlike X, Y

In both above cases X and Y must be parallel.
D is correct choice with no error.
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Unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point where no church cemetery would accept Paine for burial when he died in 1809.


(A) Unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point where

(B) Unlike the reputations of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, Thomas Paine suffered greatly, to the point that, because of his reputation,

(C) In contrast to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, the reputation of Thomas Paine suffered greatly, such that

(D) The reputation of Thomas Paine, unlike those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes, suffered so greatly that

(E) Thomas Paine’s reputation suffered greatly, so much so that, unlike George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other revolutionary heroes,


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Here a comparison is being made, so we have to be sure it's a logical comparison. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson,and the other revolutionary heroes cannot be compared with the reputation of Thomas Paine. Nor can those heroes’reputations be com- pared with Paine himself. So (A), (B), and (C) can be eliminated. The phrase “so much so that”in (E) is too wordy.
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