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# Unlike the terms served by Grover Cleveland, separated by four years,

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Unlike the terms served by Grover Cleveland, separated by four years, all former two-term U.S. Presidents have served consecutive terms.

(A) Unlike the terms served by Grover Cleveland, separated by four years

(B) Besides the terms of Grover Cleveland that were separated by four years

(C) Except for Grover Cleveland, whose terms were separated by four years

(D) Aside from the terms of Grover Cleveland that were separated by four years

(E) Other than the separated terms of Grover Cleveland, of four years

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A, B, D and E incorrectly compare the terms with former U.S. President.

Only C has like to like comparison --> Grover Cleveland is compared with former U.S. Presidents

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21 Sep 2016, 20:58
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Only C that has proper comparison, grover cleveland and former us president

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26 Jul 2017, 04:59
The underlined portion should logically compare, president vs. previous presidents and with terms.

Option C compares - Grover Cleveland vs. “all former two-term U.S. Presidents.”

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29 Sep 2017, 02:47
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Unlike the terms served by Grover Cleveland, separated by four years, all former two-term U.S. Presidents have served consecutive terms.

(A) Unlike the terms served by Grover Cleveland, separated by four years

(B) Besides the terms of Grover Cleveland that were separated by four years

(C) Except for Grover Cleveland, whose terms were separated by four years

(D) Aside from the terms of Grover Cleveland that were separated by four years

(E) Other than the separated terms of Grover Cleveland, of four years

C is the only answer the properly compares the "Grover Cleveland" to other presidents
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11 Oct 2018, 08:28
VERITAS PREP OFFICIAL SOLUTION:

This question makes a comparison. The non-underlined portion says “all former two-term U.S. Presidents.” This is compared to the underlined portion, therefore the underlined portion should logically contrast something with the former two-term presidents. Only Choice C makes this comparison. Choice C indicates that Grover Cleveland is the exception to the rule shared by “all former two-term U.S. Presidents.” Choices A, B, D, and E incorrectly contrast “terms” with the former presidents.

Whenever you see a sentence that begins with "unlike" or "like," there is an extremely high likelihood that it is introducing a comparison, so inspect the two components of that comparison very carefully.
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