Exercise Set 10.16 – Flashcards

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Saccharin causes cancer in rates, and rats are like humans, biologically speaking. So saccharin will cause cancer in humans, too.
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Analogues: rates and humans Attribute of interest: being subject to causation to cancer by saccharin. rats are said to have that attribute; humans are predicted to have it
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Doug Gray is a successful businessman; he'd make a fine mayor.
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Analogues: Gray's performance as businessman and as mayor Attribute of interest: being successful. Gray's performance as businessman is said to have the attribute; Gray's performance as mayor is predicted to have it.
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Jeb Bush is very popular in Georgia. He'd be just as popular in Alabama, since most voters in both states are southern conservatives.
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Analogues; Jeb Bush's popularity in Georgia and in Alabama. Attribute of interest: being high, Bush's popularity in Georgia is said to have the attribute; his popularity in Alabama is predicted to have it.
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Tell you what, this ant poison looks like Windex. I bet we can clean the windows with it.
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Analogues: Windex and this ant poison. Attribute of interest: being a window cleanser. Windex is said to have the attribute; this ant poison is predicted to have it.
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You need strong, quick fingers if you're going to play a violin or a viola. Angus is great on the violin; he'd probably be a great on the viola, too.
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Analogues: Angus's violin and viola playing. attribute of interest: being great. His violin playing is said to have the attribute; his viola playing is predicted to have it.
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I liked Will Smith's last movie, so I'll probably like this one too, especially since they have the same story line.
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Analogues: Will Smith's last movie and his current movie. Attribute of interest: my liking it. His last movie is said to have this attribute; the current movie is predicted to have it.
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January's heating bill will be high, given that December's was outrageous and January is supposed to be even colder.
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Analogues: December and January's heating bills. Attribute of interest: being high. December's bill is said to have the attribute: January's bill is predicted to have it.
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Expect Hawes to speak his mind at the meeting. He always speaks up in class.
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Analogues: Hawkes in class and Hawkes in meetings. Attribute of interest: speaking up. Hawkes in class is said to have the attribute; what Hawkes in meetings is predicted to have it.
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Appeasement didn't work with Hitler; why should it work with Kim Jong Il?
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Analogues: Appeasing Hitler and appeasing Kim Jong Il. Attribute of interest: not working. Appeasing Hitler is said to have the attribute; appeasing Kim Jog Il is predicted to have it.
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Abortion means killing a live person. If abortion is wrong, then so is capital punishment, since it also involves killing a live person.
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Analogues: Abortion and capital punishment. Attribute of interest: involving the killing of a live person. Abortion is said to have this attribute; capital punishment is predicted to have it.
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Saccharin causes cancer in rates, and rats are like humans, biologically speaking. So saccharin will cause cancer in humans, too.
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Analogues: rates and humans Attribute of interest: being subject to causation to cancer by saccharin. rats are said to have that attribute; humans are predicted to have it
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Doug Gray is a successful businessman; he'd make a fine mayor.
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Analogues: Gray's performance as businessman and as mayor Attribute of interest: being successful. Gray's performance as businessman is said to have the attribute; Gray's performance as mayor is predicted to have it.
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Jeb Bush is very popular in Georgia. He'd be just as popular in Alabama, since most voters in both states are southern conservatives.
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Analogues; Jeb Bush's popularity in Georgia and in Alabama. Attribute of interest: being high, Bush's popularity in Georgia is said to have the attribute; his popularity in Alabama is predicted to have it.
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Tell you what, this ant poison looks like Windex. I bet we can clean the windows with it.
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Analogues: Windex and this ant poison. Attribute of interest: being a window cleanser. Windex is said to have the attribute; this ant poison is predicted to have it.
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You need strong, quick fingers if you're going to play a violin or a viola. Angus is great on the violin; he'd probably be a great on the viola, too.
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Analogues: Angus's violin and viola playing. attribute of interest: being great. His violin playing is said to have the attribute; his viola playing is predicted to have it.
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I liked Will Smith's last movie, so I'll probably like this one too, especially since they have the same story line.
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Analogues: Will Smith's last movie and his current movie. Attribute of interest: my liking it. His last movie is said to have this attribute; the current movie is predicted to have it.
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January's heating bill will be high, given that December's was outrageous and January is supposed to be even colder.
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Analogues: December and January's heating bills. Attribute of interest: being high. December's bill is said to have the attribute: January's bill is predicted to have it.
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Expect Hawes to speak his mind at the meeting. He always speaks up in class.
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Analogues: Hawkes in class and Hawkes in meetings. Attribute of interest: speaking up. Hawkes in class is said to have the attribute; what Hawkes in meetings is predicted to have it.
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Appeasement didn't work with Hitler; why should it work with Kim Jong Il?
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Analogues: Appeasing Hitler and appeasing Kim Jong Il. Attribute of interest: not working. Appeasing Hitler is said to have the attribute; appeasing Kim Jog Il is predicted to have it.
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Abortion means killing a live person. If abortion is wrong, then so is capital punishment, since it also involves killing a live person.
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Analogues: Abortion and capital punishment. Attribute of interest: involving the killing of a live person. Abortion is said to have this attribute; capital punishment is predicted to have it.