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Q: Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. Contractions are considered acceptable in any document. B. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the
language impersonal. C. In formal English, we use words to say precisely what we mean. D. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing.
A: D. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal.
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User: which of the following sentences has a compound predicate? A. She washed the shells and dried them in the sun. B. She placed the shells in a plastic bag while he dried himself off. C. She raced along the path to beat him to the beach. D. While he swam, she collected shells.

User: Which of the following is correct in regard to the use of formal English? A. Contractions are considered acceptable in any document. B. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal. C. In formal English, we use words to say precisely what we mean. D. Formal English is used more frequently in speaking than in writing.

Weegy: D. In formal business correspondence, it's best keep the language impersonal.
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User: Which sentence contains both an adverb and a conjunction? A. Lawson crept silently up the stairs, but couldn't still his heartbeat. B. Don't imagine you can't do as you wish. C. Do you want the shrimp or the crab? D. Lucille was a kind person, but she hated people who spread rumors.

Weegy: A. Lucille was a kind person, but she hated people who spread rumor
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User: A clause from sentence (i) has been turned into a(n) _______ in sentence (ii). (i) Since she knew what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. (ii) Knowing what the lecture was about, she didn't attend the meeting. A. relative pronoun B. infinitive C. phrase D. compound predicate

Weegy: B phrase
cmc122|Points 304|

User: What is the name of the common error in the following sentence? Having risen because of the rains, the hikers were unable to cross the river. A. Infinitive phrase B. Dangling modifier C. Prepositional phrase D. Run-on sentence

Weegy: The error in the sentence is, A. Dangling modifier.
sharpies|Points 8034|

User: For the greeting in a business letter when you don't know the name of the person who will be reading it, which of the following is least likely to conform to present-day usage? A. Dear Editor B. Dear Mr. Givens C. Dear Sir D. Dear Mrs. Carleton

Weegy: A. Dear Sir
denisara|Points 37|

User: In which of the following sentences do you find a verb phrase? A. I shall be all that I am and more. B. The crowed roared as the bull charged. C. June was a collector of memorabilia. D. I believed every word he said.

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