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Sentence Correction Exercise 1

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Sentence Correction 17 Questions / 20 Minutes 1.Added to the increase in hourly wages requested last July, the railroad employees are now seeking an expanded program of retirement benefits.

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the land that. to him. A few people are known to recover from the disease after the appearance of the clinical symptoms. F Co 9 A controversial figure throughout most of his public life£¬ the Black leader nv ert er .Sentence Correction Exercise 1 ( ethostel@yahoo. sg possibility of freedom en er D some Black's returning to Africa which was the land that to him symbolized the ate possibility of freedom to him dw ith th e de mo possibility of freedom ve A that some Blacks return to Africa. few people are known to recover from the disease after the appearance of the clinical symptoms. the land that.com ) Page 4 of 7 8 A majority of the international journalists surveyed view nuclear power stations as unsafe at present but that they will or could be made sufficiently safe in the future. A that they will or could B that they would or could C they will be or could. there are few known people who have Th is 10 The fear of rabies is well founded. D think that they will be or could E think the power stations would or could B that some Blacks return to the African land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him C that some Blacks return to Africa which was the land which symbolized the C there are few known people who have recovered from the disease once the clinical Answers follow shortly symptoms have appeared D after the clinical symptoms appear. symbolized the rsi on of t he symbolized the possibility of freedom PD Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa. to him. B few people are known to have recovered from the disease once the clinical symptoms have appeared file Africa wa E some Black's return to the land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him.

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the taste of local collectors has played at least as large a part in the formation of their collections as has (B) of virtually every great American museum. that the taste of local collectors have played at least as large a part in the formation of its collections as have (E) it is of virtually every great American museum. the taste of local collectors has Answers follow shortly Th is file wa sg en er ate dw ith th e de mo ve rsi on of t played at least as large a part in the formation of its collections as has he PD F Co nv ert er .com ) Page 7 of 7 16. that the taste of local collectors has played at least as large a part in the formation of its collections as have (D) it is of virtually every great American museum. It is characteristic of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. that the taste of local collectors has played at least as large a part in the formation of their collections as has (C) it is of virtually every great American museum. as of virtually every great American museum the taste of local collectors has played at least as large a part in the formation of their collections as has the judgments of the art historian.Sentence Correction Exercise 1 ( ethostel@yahoo. (A) of virtually every great American museum.

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