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Each of the following sentences has an agreement error in it. Match the correct type of agreement error to the sentence.
a. Verb tense agreement error
b. Subject/verb agreement error
c. Pronoun agreement error
d. Modifier placement error
e. Parallel structure error

1. The patient was placed in the wheelchair with the fractured tibia.

2. One of the options concerning his future surgeries were discussed with him.

Answers:
1. b
2. a.
thanks

asked by Leslie
  1. 1. incorrect - Did the wheelchair have a fractured tibia? =)

    2. correct

    posted by Writeacher
  2. 2. is correct.

    But -- in number 1, does the wheelchair have a fractured tibia?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  3. But I still can't figure out why the instructor is calling modifier placement an agreement error.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns.htm

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm#misplaced

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm

    posted by Writeacher

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