Verbal Ability - Sentence Correction - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Correction - Section 1 (Q.No.98)

Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.


Most of the Indian workers are as healthy as, if not healthier than, British workers.

[A]. as if healthy as not healthier
[B]. healthier but not as healthy
[C]. as healthy, if not healthier
[D]. so healthy, if not healthier
[E]. No correction required

Answer: Option E


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Imrul Karim said: (Sep 13, 2011)  
If we omit in-between comma portion then it is clear.

For example: 'if not healthier than'.

Sahil said: (Feb 23, 2012)  
Yea i agree totally in fact in page 9 or 10, there is a similar example:

Ramesh is as tall as, if not taller than xyz

Mustak said: (May 3, 2016)  
I'm not clear with the given answer. Please give clearly.

Ascetic said: (Aug 10, 2016)  
Here because of punctuation (comma), it holds the sentence. Are we omit the comma then it is incorrect.

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