Saturday, 30 January 2010

Bài 2: PARALLEL STRUCTURE IN SENTENCES

Understanding Parallel Structure
Parallel structure (also called parallelism) is the repetition of a chosen grammatical form within a sentence. By making each compared item or idea in your sentence follow the same grammatical pattern, you create a parallel construction.

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Mr. Henry is a lawyer, a politician, and he teaches Mr. Henry is a lawyer, a politician and a teacher
Ellen likes hiking, the rodeo, and to take afternoon naps. Ellen likes hiking, attending the rodeo, and taking afternoon naps.

Or Ellen likes to hike, attend the rodeo, and take afternoon naps.
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