Grammar Cha. 1 Checkpoint 3
When completing these problems look to eliminate the confusion of the pronoun references present. Answers are only suggestions. Your sentence may eliminate pronoun reference problems just as effectively as these.
Terms in this set (10)
When we teenagers loiter outside the theater on Friday night, they give you a hard time.
When we teenagers loiter outside the theater on Friday night, the manager gives us a hard time.
I answered the test questions, collected my pencils and pens, and handed them in.
I took the test and handed it in after collecting my pencils and pens.
Barbara told Ken that she wanted only a short wedding trip to Florida, which lies at the root of their problem.
The root of their problem is that Barbara told Ken that she wanted only a short wedding trip to Florida.
His father let him know that he had only an hour to get to the airport.
Bob had only an hour to get to the airport, and his father told him so.
During Mrs. Clinton's tenure in office, she traveled more than any other secretary of state.
During her tenure in office, Mrs. Clinton traveled more than any other secretary of state.
Henry, an ambulance driver, disapproved of war but drove it to the front lines anyway.
Henry disapproved of war, but he drove his ambulance to the front lines anyway.
After the campus tour, Mike told Todd that he thought he'd be happy going to Auburn.
After the campus tour, Mike said to Todd, "I think I'll be happy going to Auburn."
Peggy's car hit a truck, but it wasn't even dented.
Peggy hit a truck, but her car wasn't even dented.
Within the last month, Andy's older brother Pete found a new job, broke his leg skiing, and got married to Felicia, which made their parents very happy.
Within the last month, Andy's older brother Pete made his parents ver happy by finding a new job and marrying Felicia. But he also broke his leg while skiing.
She wore her new jacket to school, which was black and made of leather.
She wore her new black leather jacket to school.