Posted by nichole on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 12:50pm.
What are the TWO characteristics being used here to describe the "I"? They need to be phrased similarly. Right now, here's how they are:
a quick worker
I am careful
How can you make them alike?
I am a _________ and __________ worker.
So you are saying I should remove both and the correct way is I am a Quick worker and a careful worker?
I am a quick and careful worker.
You want the elements to be parallel, AND you want to avoid repeating words in the sentence.
ok. I got it thanks!
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