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The closer to one of the earth's poles, the greater ____ gravitational force.

A. is
B. the
C. has
D. it has

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    B.

    "the more x, the more y" is a construction in English that really means "more x results in more y" (or, at least "when there is more x, there is more y"). The implied verb is omitted.

     

    B. the
    Structurally the others don't work.
    Another example could be, "The sadder she gets, the more tears she cries/the louder the crying."

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