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Faulty Pronoun Reference - Exercise 1

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

1.  When Joshua put the stapler on the chair, it fell.

2.  They said on the news that the storm is heading towards the region.

3.  I have always wanted to work in a pet store, and last month I did it.

4.  It says on the bottle to take two tablets with meals.

5.  Tom has recently divorced his wife, which makes him depressed.

6.  Jane's telephone rang seventeen times, but she didn't answer.

7.  The heiress lived a life of luxury. This did not make her happy.

8.  Take the cupcakes from the children and eat them.

9.  In Hemingway's novels, he uses simple words and sentences.

10.  In the book it says that the war was won after a long, bloody battle.



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