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    pls tell me how we can make sentences parallel after and ,but or etc.
    1-he was fired not only for his inexcusable absences from the office ,but (he,was,insolent,to his superior).
    2-after seeing the preecher in person and(hear,him,speak),she began to have more respect for him.
    3-they are neither asking for help nor(they,accept,it)if it is offered.

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    Default Re: parallel

    1 but for being insolent
    You try the other two.

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    Default Re: parallel

    I'm not sure it is correct or not:??
    2-and hearing his speaking ...
    3-nor accepting it...

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    Default Re: parallel

    Quote Originally Posted by ali20ast View Post
    pls tell me how we can make sentences parallel after and ,but or etc.
    1-he was fired not only for his inexcusable absences from the office ,but (he,was,insolent,to his superior).
    2-after seeing the preecher in person and(hear,him,speak),she began to have more respect for him.
    3-they are neither asking for help nor(they,accept,it)if it is offered.
    Do you have to use all the words in brackets?
    In that case the answers would be a bit different, including Tdol's.

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