Miscellaneous Exercise 1
Correct mistakes in grammar (subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement, misrelated modifiers, and parallel construction) and add punctuation (commas, semicolons, colons, and apostrophes) in the following sentences.
1. A large crowd of soldiers many of them heavily armed made their way towards us.
2. Flexible hours, being treated as adults, and to receive good money are the main features young people seek from employment.
3. Womens shoes are incredibly expensive.
4. The boats hull together with its fittings are made of fibreglass.
5. A fine will be imposed however it will not be heavy.
6. He was not only charged with stealing but also for possession of a deadly weapon.
7. Its expected that the modification to the engine will improve its performance.
8. Carmen was wearing a hat decorated with bananas oranges lemons cherries and other fruit.
9. The lecturer although intelligent was boring.
10. The firemens struggle to save the house a building of historical importance was unsuccessful.
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