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Original sentence: The clock on the shelf that was broken needed to be fixed. Revised sentence: The broken clock on the shelf needed to be fixed. The antecedent was repeated. The pronoun was placed nearer the antecedent. The sentence was rewritten. An intensive pronoun was inserted after the ambiguous pronoun. No improvement was made.
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User: Original sentence: The clock on the shelf that was broken needed to be fixed. Revised sentence: The broken clock on the shelf needed to be fixed. The antecedent was repeated. The pronoun was placed nearer the antecedent. The sentence was rewritten. An intensive pronoun was inserted after the ambiguous pronoun. No improvement was made.

Weegy: Original sentence: The clock on the shelf that was broken needed to be fixed. Revised sentence: The broken clock on the shelf needed to be fixed. [ The phrase 'that was broken' was changed to an adjective 'broken' to correct the ambiguous pronoun reference. ]
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Original sentence: The clock on the shelf that was broken needed to be fixed. Revised sentence: The broken clock on the shelf needed to be fixed. "The sentence was rewritten" - the adjective was moved to before the appropriate noun, to make it clear that the clock, and not the shelf, was broken.



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