The author of the passage would be most likely to agree with which one of the following statements?

Milo on August 21, 2019

Why is A incorrect?

A also seem correct to me

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Irina on August 23, 2019


The difference is subtle, but (A) says that most proverbs have their origin in the common proverb tradition of Europe, whereas the passage says "many the common proverb tradition of Europe." (lines 10-12). Many does not necessarily equal most.

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