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Bedford handbook exercise 20-1 a. the city had one public swimming pool. It stayed packed with children summer long. - the city had one public swimming pool that stayed packed with children all summer long. b. the building is being renovated , therefore at times we have no heat,water, or electricity. -at times we have no heat, water, or electricity because the building is being renovated. c. The view was not what the travel agent had described, where were the rolling hills and the shimmering rivers? - the view was not anything like the travel agent had described. Where were the rolling hills and shimmering rivers we had been told about? d. All those gnarled equations looked like toxic insects maybe I was going to have to rethink my major. - all those gnarled equations looked like toxicinsects; I was going to have to rethink my major. e. The city government had good reason to fear a major earthquake, most of the businesses district was built on a landfill. -the city had good reason to fear a major earth quake: most of the business district was built on a landfill. 1. the car was hardly worth trading, the frame was twisted and the block was warped. -the car was hardly worth trading because the frame being twisted and the block being warped. 2. the next time an event is canceled because of bad weather, don’t blame the meteorologist, blame nature.
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-its not the meteorologists fault that it rained at this event. The bad weather should be blamed on nature. 3. ray was fluent in American sign language he could sign as easily as he could speak. Ray was so fluent in American sign language that he could sign as easily as he could speak. 4. susanna arrived with a stack of her latest hats she hoped the gift shop would place a big winter order. -susanna arrived at the gift shop with her latest hats hoping they would place a big holiday order. 5. there was one major reason for johns wealth, his grandfather had been a multimillionare. -there was one major reason for johns wealth; his grandfather had been a multimillionare.
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course ENG 1010 taught by Professor Rodp during the Spring '11 term at Volunteer State Community College.

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