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The man is a scientist with a keen sense of observation and who dedicates long hours in the lab. A. Dangling modifier B. Misplaced modifier C. Uneven parallelism D. Fragment
D. Uneven parallelism best describes the error in this sentence, The man is a scientist with a keen sense of observation and who dedicates long hours in the lab.
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The man is a scientist with a keen sense of observation and who dedicates long hours in the lab.
The error is MISPLACED MODIFIER.
The correct sentence is: The man, who dedicates long hours in the lab, is a scientist with a keen sense of observation.

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The man is a scientist with a keen sense of observation and who dedicates long hours in the lab. This sentence contains the error of UNEVEN PARALLELISM.


Added 1/4/2014 5:39:19 PM
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Sorry Andrew but I think the original answer was correct. The sentence contains uneven parallelism which could be straightened up as follows (using the same verb form for the two phrases):
"The man is a scientist WHO HAS a keen sense of observation and who dedicates long hours in the lab."
Added 1/4/2014 5:42:02 PM
There is no need to say sorry, Janet. If you think my answer is wrong, and have explained properly, you are free to flag and unconfirm.
Added 1/4/2014 6:35:26 PM
Thank you Andrew. It's just my way of showing respect to you as a person, moreover a person whom I know gives the correct answers 99.99% of the time!
Added 1/5/2014 9:19:55 AM
Thanks also Janet for your kind words.
Added 1/5/2014 2:30:38 PM
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