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In no other industry would firms resort to such idiosyncratic ideas, ideas

A. as('as' cannot give examples, can only compare) milking their best suppliers dry, as would the western retail-food sector do.- Firms vs the western retail-food sector is not the comparison we are aiming for. We need 'no other industries' vs 'retail-food sector'

B. such as milking their best suppliers dry, as would the retail-food sector in the west.- Firms vs the western retail-food sector

C. as milking their best suppliers dry, as the retail-food sector in the west does. - As cannot give examples, can only compare clauses

D. such as milking their best suppliers dry, as the retail-food sector of the west. - 'in no other industry'(prepositional phrase) vs 'the retail-food sector' (noun phrase)

E. such as milking their best suppliers dry, as in the retail-food sector of the west - Correct, prepositional phrase (in no other industry) vs prepositional phrase ( in the retail-food sector)
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I am confused, why can't we compare one firm with other firm as done in option B? It removes the ambiguity by not using the ellipsis
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I am confused, why can't we compare one firm with other firm as done in option B? It removes the ambiguity by not using the ellipsis


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The question is very similar to this official question.

In option B, we are comparing "In no other industry" with "would the retail-food".
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