Saturday, July 21, 2007

GRAMMAR QUESTION, July 21st

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

The director and me need to know to who to send the rejecting letter before its written and in it's envelope.


Remember that there is more than one possible correct answer.

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9 comments:

Gilbert said...

The director and I need to know, whom to send the rejecting letter, before its written and sealed.

karine said...

The director and I need to know whom to send the rejecting letter before written and sending it.

Veronica Baig said...

Gilbert and Karine: You both have problems with the relative pronoun and an adjective. Karine, check parallel structure, too.

Anonymous said...

The director and I need to know to whom, we should send the letter that has been rejected before it is written and put in its envelope.

Anonymous said...

Somehow I forget to write my name. The above sentence is by Irena.

Adam said...

Before the rejecting letter is written and in it's envelope, The director and I need to know whom to send it to.

Veronica Baig said...

Irena: Good, but check the punctuation.
Adam: You're on the right track but pay attention to some detail here: word form, punctuation, and capitalization.

Irena said...

I am assuming that coma is unnecessary.

Veronica Baig said...

Irena: Yes--note the difference between "coma" and "comma";-)