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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.  

Johannes Gutenberg is generally credited to bring together the two main concepts of modern printing: movable pieces of metal type that could be reused, and a printing press for producing sharp impressions on paper over and over.

Answer Choices

Hint

Pay attention to awkward phrasing.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

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12/6 , 1/24

Sep
18
2013
133,686 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 78,508
Incorrect 55,178
58% 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.  

Johannes Gutenberg is generally credited to bring together the two main concepts of modern printing: movable pieces of metal type that could be reused, and a printing press for producing sharp impressions on paper over and over.

Answer Choices

Answer

Choice (D) is correct. It avoids the unidiomatic phrasing of the original by linking an appropriate prepositional phrase, “with bringing,” to the verb “credited.”