Posted by **Rita** on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:01am.

Revise the folloing sentences to create parallel constructions.

(Question)

Some students hate math; some students dislike math, and math is liked by other students.

(my answer)

Some students hate math, some dislike math, and some like math.

every way I have tried it just doesn't sound correct. Please help??

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**GuruBlue**, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:32am
Try this: Some students hate math and others merely dislike it, however, many enjoy math.

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**Rita**, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:40am
Thank you very much. It reads much better and is probably proper, where mine..not as much.

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**Rita**, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:44am
got 1 more for you...

To succeed in the new economy, workers will have to learn thoughout their careers, adapt to changing circumstances, and self-motivation will be needed.

this is my version...

To succeed in the new economy workers have to learn throughout their career, adapt to changing circumstances and be self-motivated.

same problem..creat parallel constructions.

Thank you so much.

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**Writeacher**, Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 7:49am
Your revision is good -- you've changed that last one so you have "parallel" verbs: learn, adapt, be

Your sentence will be better if you put a comma after "circumstances."

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