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# V99-30

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16 Sep 2014, 02:30
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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. The average price has risen at least 1 cent per gallon per day for eight consecutive days to \$2.952, 10 cents as much as a week ago.
B. The average price has risen at least 1 cent per gallon per day for eight consecutive days to \$2.952, 10 cents more than that of a week ago.
C. The average price has risen at least 1 cent per gallon per day for eight consecutive days to \$2.952, 10 cents more from a week ago.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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16 Sep 2014, 02:30
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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. The average price has risen at least 1 cent per gallon per day for eight consecutive days to \$2.952, 10 cents as much as a week ago.
B. The average price has risen at least 1 cent per gallon per day for eight consecutive days to \$2.952, 10 cents more than that of a week ago.
C. The average price has risen at least 1 cent per gallon per day for eight consecutive days to \$2.952, 10 cents more from a week ago.
D. All of the above
E. None of the above

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14 Sep 2016, 11:39
more than that : whenver comparing
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21 Mar 2018, 13:38
I think this is a high-quality question and I agree with explanation.
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26 Jun 2019, 16:24
The 10 cents refer to 2.9 figure immediately preceding the comma. Hence wrong. I choose E
V99-30   [#permalink] 26 Jun 2019, 16:24
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# V99-30

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