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Sentence Parallel Structure - Exercise 4

Directions: Each sentence below contains faulty parallelism with elements joined by linking verbs. Revise each sentence so that the elements are parallel to one another.
Write your answers in the space provided under each item. When you have completed the exercise, click on "Check My Answers" and check your answers with those on the answer key.

1. To take the fifth amendment is refusing to incriminate yourself.

2. What she said was her meaning.

3. Doing well on the GRE means to assure yourself acceptance into a good graduate school.

4. Many people mistakenly think that being wealthy is the same thing as to be happy.

5. Marrying Major Boundy meant to leave her family and to travel all over the world.



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