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Dear Friends,

I have been thinking the following grammar questions for a long time but failed the find appropriate answers. Please help me out! Thank you very much!

Correct errors, if any, in the following sentence without changing the basic intended meaning. Leave out those you think acceptable.

1. She looked up to find Tony standing there.

2. They’ve invited me to go over to their place and stay for the weekend, but I don’t want.

3. The will be too pleased to let someone else take the risk.

4. What were his real motives to give the money to the hospital?

5. His absence was owing to the storm.

6. The teacher was at great pains for making sure that we all understood.

7. Instead of being linked with a single object over a relatively longer span of time, we are linked for brief periods with the succession of objects the supplant it.

8. He wants a running mate with a philosophy comparative with his own.

9. He must lie up for a few weeks until his leg mend.

10. Just as I can’t swim, so neither can my son.

11. In the foreign languages bookstore is to find books in various languages.

12. Yesterday I went to see him to learn that he had gone abroad two days before.

13. I made great play about the fact that computers could do the job in a fraction of the time.

14. What has Tom not suffered!

15. Her mother objected that she went out at night.

16. They all considered him to act disgracefully.

17. Acting on one of the problems confronted with modern Western society.

18. A good theory is characteristic of the fact that it makes a number of

predictions that could in principle be disproved or falsified by observation

19. They would say that God, omnipotent, could start the universe off any he wanted.

20. At least until recently, most of the hackers invading government computers are just teenagers.

21. The sudden rise in oil prices led to an economic crisis.

22. Yet they will not offer specific details, government investigators hint at some serious cyber raids.

23. computer ownership and internet access are highly stratified in line with wealth, race, education and geography.

24. Man about to bury in his own waste caught in a vicious cycle.

25. Scientists are doing research into cancer and other diseases which causes are still unknown.

26. He dared not go near Ruth’s neighborhood in the day time, but night found that he was lurking like a thief around the Morse home stealing glances at the windows.

27.she looked up to find Tony standing there.

28.The soldiers dispersed along a wide front.

29.Walking through the park, the daffodils looked very beautiful.

30.Both a college education was necessary and I could afford it.

31.Will anyone wanting a ticket please apply to me?

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1. She looked up to find Tony standing there.>> CORRECT

2. They’ve invited me to go over to their place and stay for the weekend, but I don’t want to (go)

3. They will be only too pleased to let someone else take the risk.

4. What were his real motives in giving the money to the hospital?

5. His absence was due to the storm.

6. The teacher was at great pains in making sure that we all understood.

7. Instead of being linked with a single object over a relatively longer span of time, we are linked for brief periods with the succession of objects that supplant it.>>

8. He wants a running mate with a philosophy comparative to his own.

9. He must lie up for a few weeks until his leg mends.>>

10. Just as I can’t swim, neither can my son.

11. The foreign languages bookstore is the place to find books in various languages.

12. Yesterday I went to see him only to learn that he had gone abroad two days earlier.

13. I made great play about the fact that computers could do the job in a fraction of the time. CORRECT

14. What has Tom not suffered! CORRECT

15. Her mother objected to her going out at night.

16. They all considered him as acting disgracefully.

17. Acting on one of the problems confronted with modern Western society. That's a fragmeneted sentence.

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Dear Friend,

Thak you very much for your time.

Question No17should be:

Acting on the information received, the police have arrested two suspect.