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    need help

    It was_____ we had hoped.
    A. more a sucess than B.a success more than C. as much of a success as
    D. a success as much as
    The key is C.
    I want to know why don't choose the other ones.

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    Re: need help

    Quote Originally Posted by jiani View Post
    It was_____ we had hoped.
    A. more a sucess than B.a success more than C. as much of a success as
    D. a success as much as
    The key is C.
    I want to know why don't choose the other ones.
    The four phrases are variations on:

    X was [more of a] success than we had hoped.
    X was [as much of a] success as we had hoped.

    Only C is correctly stated.


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    Re: need help

    Thank you for your answer.But also why can't choose B and D.

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    Re: need help

    Quote Originally Posted by jiani View Post
    Thank you for your answer.But also why can't choose B and D.
    Because those are not idiomatic English.


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    Re: need help

    Thank you very much.

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    Re: need help

    Quote Originally Posted by jiani View Post
    Thank you very much.
    You're welcome, Jiani.

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