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# When a product costs more, be it a bottle of wine or a handbag, the

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02 Aug 2017, 05:53
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When a product costs more, be it a bottle of wine or a handbag, the more likely it is to be esteemed by consumers.

A. When a product costs more, be it
B. When a product costs more, whether it is
C. As a product becomes more and more costly, like
D. The more a product costs, like
E. The more a product costs, whether it is

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02 Aug 2017, 06:00
E as the underlined and non underlined part are parallel.

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02 Aug 2017, 06:51
Kritesh wrote:
When a product costs more, be it a bottle of wine or a handbag, the more likely it is to be esteemed by consumers.

A. When a product costs more, be it
B. When a product costs more, whether it is
C. As a product becomes more and more costly, like
D. The more a product costs, like
E. The more a product costs, whether it is

The more X, The more likely y ir right construction....whether X or Y is the right construction...so it must be E
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16 Dec 2017, 15:42
When a product costs more, be it a bottle of wine or a handbag, the more likely it is to be esteemed by consumers.

A.○ When a product costs more, be it
B. When a product costs more, whether it is
C○ As a product becomes more and more costly, like
D ○ The more a product costs, like
E○ The more a product costs, whether it is
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16 Dec 2017, 19:30
chesstitans wrote:
When a product costs more, be it a bottle of wine or a handbag, the more likely it is to be esteemed by consumers.

A.○ When a product costs more, be it
B. When a product costs more, whether it is
C○ As a product becomes more and more costly, like
D ○ The more a product costs, like
E○ The more a product costs, whether it is

When a product costs more, be it a bottle of wine or a handbag, the more likely it is to be esteemed by consumers.

A. When a product costs more, be it
B. When a product costs more, whether it is
C. As a product becomes more and more costly, like
D. The more a product costs, like
E. The more a product costs, whether it is - here is your answer.
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17 Dec 2017, 20:17
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17 Dec 2017, 20:28
“The more ... the more” and “whether x or y” are two correct idioms in this question. So E is correct answer.
Re: When a product costs more, be it a bottle of wine or a handbag, the   [#permalink] 17 Dec 2017, 20:28
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