Writing for Business

Sep 8 2008   7:30PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business 0911

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

compliance1.jpg Which is correct?

The compliance regulations in Canada are stricter than ________.
a. Mexico
b. Mexico’s

Answer: b
Explanation: In this sentence, you don’t want to compare compliance regulations to Mexico — you want to compare regulations to regulations.

In choice b, the apostrophe makes it clear that you mean “Mexico’s regulations.” Because of the sentence structure, the word regulations is understood.

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