Spidey-SC-Sentence-Correction-Notes

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Unformatted text preview: plausible sentences, we must go with the one that doesn't change the meaning of A. HTH! quote: Originally posted by Linda 4. What does "that which" refer to in this sentence. (correct answer is D) The inhabitants of Somalia greeted the measures outlawing polygamy with a similar defiance that welcomed the prohibition of alcohol in the United States in the nineteen-twenties. a... b. a similar defiance which welcomed c. a similar defiance to what welcomed d. a defiance similar to that which welcomed e. the same defiance welcoming In English, instead of saying something like "that that" we say "that which." For example: The number we recorded this week is greater than that which we recorded last week. is preferable to The number we recorded this week is greater than that that we recorded last week. In this sentence The number we recorded this week is greater than that which we recorded last week. - 31 – Powered by TestMagic www.TestMagic.com www.sentencecorrection.com that = number and which = number Notice that this sentence equals The number we recorded this week is greater than the number that we recorded last week. So in our sentence here, we want to say: The inhabitants of Somalia greeted the measures outlawing polygamy with a defiance that was similar to the defiance that welcomed the prohibition of alcohol in the United States in the nineteen-twenties. This is a great SC trick! Adjectives modify nouns; adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Sometimes in SC we must choose which to use according to the meaning. • supposed Mediterranean predecessors. This sentence means that we are not sure whether...
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