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Homework Help: English

Posted by Luis on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 10:12pm.

I need to double check my work please.

Revise to create pronoun-antecedent agreement and eliminate the generic he and any awkward pronoun reference.

1) While shopping for a new computer for school, I noticed that a laptop costs much less then they use to.
A) While shopping for a new computer for school, I noticed that a laptop costs much less then it use to.

2) Congress usually resists a presidentís attempt to encroach on what they consider their authority.
A) Congress usually resists a presidentís attempt to encroach on what is considered their authority.

3) Macro and Ellen were each given a chance to voice their opinion.
A) Macro and Ellen were given a chance to voice their opinion.

4) An emergency room doctor needs to be swift and decisive; he also needs to be calm and careful.
A) An emergency room doctor needs to be swift and decisive; while also being calm and careful.

5) Every dog and cat has their own personality.
A) Dogs and cats have their own personality.

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