Here is another difficult grammar poser.
One of the sentences below is correct.
Four of the sentences are grammatically incorrect.
Identify and explain the error in the incorrect sentences.
Identify the correct sentence.
Give reasons to support your choices.
HINT: there is really only one error being presented.
Two spoons of sugar are too much for me.
Twelve dollars are less than what I want to sell it for.
Four-fifths of the country are satisfied with its health insurance.
Four-fifths of the people are satisfied with their health insurance.
The Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds were very successfully advertised.
The word for today is “urbane”.
What part of speech is “urbane”?
What other parts of speech can be made from “urbane”?
Define “urbane” and use it in a sentence.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
All corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.