Death Penalty

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Instructions: Using the conjunctions in parentheses, combine the following into sentences that contain parallel structure. (Hint: look for the words or phrases that are different). Don’t forget the rules about subject-verb agreement). You will be graded on the correct placement of the paired conjunctions and verbs. Each answer is worth 3 points/total 30.

1.Suzanne wasn’t invited to the wedding. She wasn’t invited to the reception.
(neither....nor...)

Suzanne was invited neither to the wedding nor to the reception.

2.It is necessary to exercise regularly to stay in good physical condition. It is
necessary to eat healthy foods to stay in good physical condition.
(not only...but also...)

It is necessary not only exercise regularly but also eat healthy foods to stay in good physical condition. Or
To stay in good physical condition it’s necessary not only to eat healthy food but also to exercise regularly.

3.If he decides to buy that car, he will have to borrow money from Mary, or he
will have to borrow some from me. (either…or...)

If he decides to buy that car, he will have to borrow money from either Mary or me. Or
If he decide to buy that car , he will have to borrow money either from mary or from me

4.Organization is essential to good teaching. Careful planning is essential to good
teaching. (both...and...)

Both organization and careful planning are essential to good teaching.

5.James didn’t tell me about the meeting. Lisette didn’t tell me about the
meeting. (neither…nor…)

Neither James nor Lisette told me about the meeting.

6.Rachel would like to get her degree by next May. She would like to find a
job in her field by next May. (not only...but also...)

Rachel not only would like to get her degree but also find a job in her field by next May....
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