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    eliminating the confusing shifts of tense, voice, pronoun or mood.

    eliminating the confusing shifts of tense, voice, pronoun or mood. Also indicate the nature of shift within brackets
    (a) The impressionist painters hated black. Violet, green, blue, pink and red were favoured by them.

    (b) Every day the parking lot fills up by eight in the morning and commuting students arriving after that could not find parking places.

    (c) She has admired many strange buildings at the university, but she thought that the Science Centre looked completely out of place.

    (d) If you travel abroad this summer, we would have enjoyed going with you.

    (e) The bulldozer clanked into the woods and bit into the ground. The trees and the earth were ripped up.

    (f) If one smokes cigarettes you run a high risk getting lung cancer.

    (g) To make the pancakes, combine the dry ingredients and then you should add the milk and eggs.

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    Re: eliminating the confusing shifts of tense, voice, pronoun or mood.

    (a) The impressionist painters hated black and favoured violet, green, blue, pink and red.

    (b) Every morning, the parking lot fills up by 8 o'clock, and students arriving after that can't find parking places.

    (c) She has admired many strange buildings at the university, but the Science Centre looked completely out of place.

    (d) If you travel abroad this summer, we would enjoy going with you / like to go with you.

    (e) The bulldozer clanked into the woods and bit into the ground, ripping up the trees and the earth.

    (f) If you smoke cigarettes, you run a high risk of getting lung cancer.

    (g) To make the pancakes, combine the dry ingredients first, and then add the milk and eggs.

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