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Sep 8 2008   5:30PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business 0909

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

partition_magic1.jpg Which is correct?

After partitioning the hard drives, ______________.
a. the time it took to perform file systems checks was reduced.
b. we reduced the time it took to perform file system checks.


Answer: b

Explanation:  When you see a modifier followed by a comma, make sure the word that the modifier describes comes right after the comma.  In this sentence, the time did not partition the hard drives, we did.

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  • Snikrah
    Or is it: After paritioning the hard drives, ______________. c. The minister brought them to church every Sunday. ? ------------ LOL! I fixed the typo. Thank you!
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