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Breaking the Law

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This question presents a sentence, part of which or all of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence, you will find five ways of phrasing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original; the other four are different. If you think the original is best, choose the first answer; otherwise, choose one of the others.

The criminal avoided apprehension for so long because he portrayed himself as though he were an officer of the law.

A

as though he were an officer of the law.

B

as though he was an officer of the law.

C

like he was an officer of the law.

D

like as if he was an officer of the law.

E

as if he was an officer of the law.