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Revising mixed constructions

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How to correct sentences in which the subject is created through incorrect use of dependent clauses, prepositional phrases or independent clauses.

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Revising mixed constructions

  1. 1. Mixed Revising Constructions
  2. 2. Mixed Constructions Subject is created through incorrect use of a(n): 1. Dependent clause 2. Prepositional phrase 3. Independent clause
  3. 3. Dependent clause Incorrect use: Because he works eleven hours every day explains why he is always tired. 1
  4. 4. Dependent clause Revised: Because he works eleven hours every day, he is always tired. 1
  5. 5. Prepositional phrase Incorrect use: By enlisting in the army is a good way to see the world. 2
  6. 6. Prepositional phrase Revised: By enlisting in the army, you can see the world. 2
  7. 7. Independent clause Incorrect use: She was rich made her buy more than she needed. 3
  8. 8. Independent clause Revised: Being rich made her buy more than she needed. 3
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