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Choose the simple predicate in the following sentence. The men finished the game in a short time. A. game B. men C. time D. finished
D. finished
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One of the following sentences contains an independent clause and a dependent clause, which makes it a complex sentence. Which is the complex sentence? A. After the rain ended, the sky became blue. B. Jenny was the largest elephant in the circus. C. I hesitated a moment, but her smile gave me courage. D. I came home; I saw an envelope in the mailbox.
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After the rain ended, the sky became blue.
This sentence contains an independent clause and a dependent clause, which makes it a complex sentence.
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Which sentence uses correct parallel construction? A. Anyone who is going to work here will have to be athletic, an intelligent person, and have a good sense of humor. B. The painter wore glasses, gloves, and boots. C. Most people enjoy ice cream and the plant grows. D. You can either talk to the manager about your problem or writing a letter to the president of the company.
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The answer is not 'D' here, it should be B. The painter wore glasses, gloves, and boots.

In 'D', "talk to the manager [...] or writing a letter [...]" does not follow consistent parallel structure.
Added 5/20/2011 10:26:23 AM
The sentence that uses parallel construction is:
The painter wore glasses, gloves, and boots.

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