Dr. John’s Grammar Quiz #8

Quiz #7 was a little tricky. First, you have to understand Cardinal and Ordinal numbers. “Third” is an Ordinal number, denoting a position in a sequence. “As many as” needs to refer to a quantity, not a position. This sentence requires a Cardinal number: “Three.”

Dr. John’s Grammar Quiz #8. Ok, you sharp-eyed writers, can you spot the glaring grammatical error in this sentence? “Committee Democrats declined comment until they could discuss Mr. Reed’s plan.”


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