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Faulty / Incomplete Comparisons - Exercise 1

Directions: Revise each sentence to correct the faulty comparisons. When you are finished, click the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page to check your answers.

1.  The dolphin performed fewer tricks at this show.

2.  Randy worked so hard.

3.  His work ethics are much like his dad.

4.  Lucinda now weighs forty pounds less.

5.  Michelangelo’s artwork is no more beautiful than Vincent Van Gogh.

6.  Ralph played football so long.

7.  I write more than anyone in my class.

8.  English professors often have more paperwork.

9.  The house’s shutters are as weatherbeaten as the shed.

10.  Richard offered more pay to Jim than Harry.



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