Posted by Helina on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:05pm.
what's the different when using "plus" and the word "and"?
the choices to the problem were:
1. Cronkite was known for his honest presentation of the news PLUS his reassuring tone
2.Cronkite was known for his honest presentation of the news AND his reassuring tone
grammar - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:06pm
They both have about the same meaning.
grammar - Helina, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:17pm
But then the answer was choice 2.
grammar - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:20pm
What was the problem?
grammar - Writeacher, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 10:10pm
The word "plus" is not a conjunction except in informal speech:
The sentence requires a conjunction to join those two phrases.
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