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# V99-26

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16 Sep 2014, 01:30
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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. It seems like the company is slowly running out of new features to add.
B. The company seems as if it is slowly running out of new features to add.
C. It seems as if the company is slowly running out of new features to add.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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16 Sep 2014, 01:30
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Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A. It seems like the company is slowly running out of new features to add.
B. The company seems as if it is slowly running out of new features to add.
C. It seems as if the company is slowly running out of new features to add.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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10 Jan 2016, 14:35
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I'm Canadian and it's possible that American English is required to solve this question - is A not correct as well and if not why?
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29 Apr 2016, 12:06
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Like --> "same form, appearance, kind or character" --> Takes a noun or a noun phrase as a complement.
As if --> "in the manner" --> takes a clause, an infinitve clause, a gerund clause or another preposition phrase as its complement.
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10 Aug 2019, 06:44
Choose the sentence with properly used idiom (emphasized with boldface). Please note that a wrong answer choice may be grammatically correct.

A- It seems like the company is slowly running out of new features to add.
B -The company seems as if it is slowly running out of new features to add.
C -It seems as if the company is slowly running out of new features to add.
D -All of the above
E -None of the above

Isn't option C "IT" in beginning of sentence is redundant ? Why not B .
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09 May 2020, 00:08
Option B changes meaning
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# V99-26

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