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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. 

As a Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall was known for his quest to end racial discrimination, his opposition to the death penalty, and he supported free speech and civil liberties. No error

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The error in this sentence occurs at (D), where there is a flaw in parallelism. To parallel the noun phrases previously used in the sentence (“his quest...” and “his opposition...”), “his support of” is needed in place of “he supported.”

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