EXERCISE 22-1

EXERCISE 22-1 - 1. If a driver refuses to take a blood or...

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COM 1101 Bedford Handbook Part III – Clear Sentences Dr. J. Parla Palumbo Group: Date: Members Present: EXERCISE 22–1 Pronoun-antecedent agreement Edit the following sentences to eliminate problems with pronoun-antecedent agreement. Most of the sentences can be revised in more than one way, so experiment before choosing a solution. If a sentence is correct, write “correct” after it. Example: R e c r uiter s The recruiter may tell the truth, but there is much that they choose not to tell. a. Every presidential candidate must appeal to a wide variety of ethnic and social groups if they want to win the election. b. David lent his motorcycle to someone who allowed their friend to use it. c. The aerobics teacher motioned for everyone to move their arms in wide, slow circles. d. The parade committee was unanimous in its decision to allow all groups and organizations to join the festivities. e. The applicant should be bilingual if they want to qualify for this position.
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Unformatted text preview: 1. If a driver refuses to take a blood or breath test, he or she will have their licenses suspended for six months. 2. Why should anyone learn a second language? One reason is to sharpen their minds. 3. The Department of Education issued new guidelines for school security. They were trying to anticipate problems and avert disaster. 4. Seven qualified Hispanic agents applied, each hoping for a career move that would let them use their language and cultural training on more than just translations. 5. If anyone notices any suspicious activity, they should report it to the police. COM 1101 Bedford Handbook Part III Clear Sentences Dr. J. Parla Palumbo Group: Date: Members Present: Exercise master for The Bedford Handbook , 7th ed., by Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2006)....
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