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Homework Help: English grammar check

Posted by ME on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 6:01pm.

Choose the correct answer which corrects the following sentences without changing its meaning

1. I want to get a well-paying job. Which is why I am attending college.

a. I want to get a well-paying job. Which is why I am attending college.
b. I want to get a well-paying job, attending college.
c. I want to get a well-paying job, which is why I am attending college.
d. I am attending college. Why? To get a well-paying job.

2. My sister is a lawyer she works on million dollar corporate accounts.
Answer
a. My sister is a lawyer, she works on million dollar corporate accounts.
b. My sister, a lawyer, works on million dollar corporate accounts.
c. My sister is a million dollar lawyer who works on corporate accounts.
d. My sister is a lawyer. she works on million dollar corporate accounts.

3. The last thing in the world he was expecting was for his former teacher to arrive with his former girlfriend, what an awkward situation that put him in.

a. The last thing in the world he was expecting was for his former teacher to arrive with his former girlfriend; what an awkward situation that put him in.
b. The last thing in the world he was expecting. Was for his former teacher to arrive with his former girlfriend; what an awkward situation that put him in.
c. The last thing in the world he was expecting was for his former teacher to arrive. With his former girlfriend, what an awkward situation that put him in.

4. Writers are crazy. I’m more convinced than ever. After watching the DVE 0011 instructor run around the classroom.

a. Writers are crazy, I’m more convinced than ever. After watching the DVR 0032 instructor run around the classroom.
b. Writers are crazy I’m more convinced than ever after watching the DVR 0032 instructor run around the classroom.
c. I’m more convinced than ever that writers are crazy, after watching the DVR 0032 instructor run around the classroom.

1. C
2. D
3. A
4. A

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