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2014
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Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

Digital technology, like every marketer knows, it is synonymous with speed, precision, and the future.

Answer Choices

Hint

Try placing the phrase between the commas in front of the noun it modifies, “Digital technology.”

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

Register Next Tests:
10/11 , 11/8

Sep
15
2014
4,195 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 3,123
Incorrect 1,072
74% correct

Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

Digital technology, like every marketer knows, it is synonymous with speed, precision, and the future.

Answer Choices

Answer

Choice (C) is correct. It avoids the errors of the original by deleting the unnecessary pronoun “it” and by using the idiomatic “as” in place of the awkward and imprecise “like.”