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    as or than?

    Probably no men had more effects on the daily lives of people in the United States _____ Henry Ford _____.
    A. as; was B. than; was C. than; did D. as; did

    Which should I choose? Thanks!

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    Re: as or than?

    Quote Originally Posted by trencyfu View Post
    Probably no men had more effects on the daily lives of people in the United States _____ Henry Ford _____.
    A. as; was B. than; was C. than; did D. as; did

    Which should I choose? Thanks!
    Can you rule any out?

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    #3

    Re: as or than?

    A and B are not acceptalbe. But it's hard to distinguish between C and D?

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    Re: as or than?

    Quote Originally Posted by trencyfu View Post
    A and B are not acceptalbe. But it's hard to distinguish between C and D?
    Yes, it is, but the answer is C.
    When it's difficult to choose, try to make the sentence shorter:
    "Probably no men had more effects than Henry Ford did"; "... no more than ..."
    You'll agree that "no more as ..." is wrong.

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    #5

    Re: as or than?

    I think the answer is C
    Because more-than, no "more-as"


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    #6

    Re: as or than?

    "No man had more effect" seems better to me.

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    Re: as or than?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "No man had more effect" seems better to me.
    Well, yes, but we don't get to re-write the question - unfortunately.

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    Re: as or than?

    Thank you very much Raymott. I sincerely appreciate your help!
    If I arrange the order of the sentence 'As Henry Ford did,probably no men had more effects on the daily lives of people in the United States." Is this arrangement right?
    Thanks a lot!

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    Re: as or than?

    Quote Originally Posted by trencyfu View Post
    Thank you very much Raymott. I sincerely appreciate your help!
    If I arrange the order of the sentence 'As Henry Ford did,probably no men had more effects on the daily lives of people in the United States." Is this arrangement right?
    Thanks a lot!
    No, it doesn't work like that.

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