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Parallel Sentence Structure - Exercise 2

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.  It is easier to tell the truth than lying to people you love.

2.  For her birthday, Marsha received a cake, some clothes, and she got a new CD player.

3.  Jim wanted to scare us by telling us a ghost story and he showed us a horror movie.

4.  The witness described the suspect as tall, light-skinned, and with a beard.

5.  Spending the day with you is better than if we were apart.

6.  Brian disliked not only playing baseball but also to run long distances.

7.  The new house has a large porch, an eat-in kitchen, and the floors are carpeted.

8.  This plan is creative but a risk.

9.  I want neither your sympathy nor do I want your pity.

10.  Managing your money well is to be prepared for the future.



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