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    paralelism OR modifying endings

    This test says: the third underlined option is incorrect I couldn't find why. I would be glad if you would help.


    • Some insects bear a remarkable resemblance to dead twigs, being long, slenderness, wingless, and brownish in color. (One of the MSRT samples, of our national English tests)

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    Re: paralelism OR modifying endings

    What part of speech (nouns, adverbs, prepositions, adjectives etc) are the other words? Why is 'slenderness' different?

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    Re: paralelism OR modifying endings

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    What part of speech (nouns, adverbs, prepositions, adjectives etc) are the other words? Why is 'slenderness' different?
    Oh, that's it thanks.
    But I think that the sentence does not follow the parallelism well, because the part 'in color' seems extra: after being we should have: long, slender, wingless, and brown, which are all adjectives.

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