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Writing > Identifying Sentence Errors

The following sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. If the sentence contains an error, select the one underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence contains no error, select choice E. 

Encouraged from her teacher, Vanessa decided to enter the short story contest with a story about her experience growing up in Canada. No error

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Hint

Pay attention to prepositions and their meanings.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

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11/8 , 12/6

Oct
21
2014
27,850 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 19,307
Incorrect 8,543
69% correct

Writing > Identifying Sentence Errors

The following sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. If the sentence contains an error, select the one underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence contains no error, select choice E. 

Encouraged from her teacher, Vanessa decided to enter the short story contest with a story about her experience growing up in Canada. No error

Answer Choices

Answer

The error in this sentence occurs at (A), where there is an improper idiom. The idiom is “Encouraged by,” not “Encouraged from.”