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Sentence Consistency and Parallelism (errors in consistency, such as shifts in verb tense or a lack of parallel structure in equivalent sentence parts.


They had spent the last two weeks playing phone tag, leaving short bursts of clever repartee on each other's answering machine.

Avery was lighting the fire and inexplicably flies into a rage when she appears.

Computer disks are not indestructible; it is wise to transport them in special carriers designed for that purpose.

The lustrous earthenware known as Majolica, which flourished in Italy for several centuries, originated on the island of Majorca in Spain.

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    The error is in verb tenses -- a sentence in which the verb tenses are not consistent.

    Focus on the verbs and you'll find it.

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    its b.

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    Yes, B.

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