Writing for Business

Jan 18 2017   5:01PM GMT

Writing for business – lists and parallel sentence structure

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

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moneyWhich is correct?

A. Companies are using showback to instill a culture of cost awareness, to justify requests for new purchases and even make decisions about support staff.

B. Companies are using showback to instill a culture of cost awareness, to justify requests for new purchases and to make decisions about support staff.

Answer: B

Lists require parallel sentence structure. All of the items in a list should use the same grammatical structure.

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