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Grammar Errors Worksheet

Coordination and Parallel Construction

For our version of the rules of coordination and parallel construction at the word level, phrase level, and clause level, see Grammar Rules of Coordination and Parallel Construction with Examples

Correct the errors in the following sentences, using the rules of coordination and parallel construction:

1. Martin wondered where his cell phone was, since it was in his knapsack yesterday, sitting on the table last night, and now he couldn't find it.
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2. Academic success is an achievement to savor and celebrate, so rewarding for all that hard work.
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3. The ski slopes were filled with beginners who fell repeatedly, slid on their backsides, and were often struggling to stand up.
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4. She studied in the late afternoon beside the window, and dinner was cooking on the stove, before her husband came home.
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5. Beautifully elegant figures characterize Reid's work, first peoples with gleaming rounded faces and birds with curving beaks polished in stone.
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6. For at least three weeks, the offensive continued from those in the bunkers, the fighting down inside the tunnels, and from the cliffs.
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7. The study was halted because of participants dropped out, negative drug interactions in the elderly target market, and one of the researchers had previously been paid by the company that made the drug being studied.
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8. The consumers who will receive the most benefit from these features are those who cook most of their meals in the oven, who are wanting to save power, and they don't want lots of heat in the kitchen.
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9. Ending on a long, low note, the saxophonist deftly removed his hat, and then after he bowed to the audience once, he quickly left the stage.
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10. Confused about how to handle the grown tomcat, the pet store employee grabbed it by the scruff of the neck swinging it through the cage door, and immediately he was scratching him.
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