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Parallel Sentence Structure - Exercise 1

Directions: Rewrite each sentence to fix all parallelism errors. When you are finished, click on the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page to check your answers.

1.  An actor knows how to memorize his lines and getting into character.

2.  Tell me where you were, what you were doing, and your reasons for doing it.

3.  Clark's daily exercises include running, swimming, and to lift weights.

4.  To donate money to the homeless shelter is helping people stay warm in the winter.

5.  Jim not only likes working outside but also getting dirty.

6.  We followed the path through the forest, over the hill, and we went across the river.

7.  The writer was brilliant but a recluse.

8.  After the party, we want to either go to a movie or the diner.

9.  She told Jake to take out the trash, to mow the lawn, and be listening for the phone call.

10.  Marcie studied for the test by reviewing her class notes and she read her textbook.



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