Better Left Unsaid – Valcom

1) When a child’s parent never voted in their lifetimes, then their child is not likely to vote than they would be if he or she had been raised with parents who voted.

2) If the people you were raised with are voters, you are far more likely to vote.

3) Genetic testing has demonstrated, residents of death row often spend the rest of their lives there for crimes they have committed.

4) Harvard is considered to be at least as difficult to get into if not more difficult as Yale.

5) Admissions officers are more likely to admit students who look like the majority of the student body even when they don’t appear to be prejudiced in other ways.

6) My parole officer will suspect me of doing something wrong if I do not show up for my appointment.

7) Most car shoppers do not understand that the car costs more to buy but that the savings in gas will make up for the higher cost in less than a year.

8) Children who were abused when they were young to be more likely to abuse their own children when they have them later in life.

9) By getting better mileage than cars that run on gasoline only, cars that switch from gas to electric have been created to help drivers save money.

10) With their ability to run on gas or electricity, car shopper have to decide between hybrids and cars with conventional engines.

11) Drivers prefer cars that can switch from gasoline to electricity.

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2 Responses to Better Left Unsaid – Valcom

  1. davidbdale says:

    Pretty sloppy, I’m afraid, Valcom.
    1 confusing
    3 gets the logic backwards
    4 bad syntax
    5 has prejudiced students
    8 bad syntax and: “children when they are young,” plus “when they have children later in life” both need edits
    9 by getting better mileage they’ve been created
    10 car shoppers can run on gas or electricity


  2. davidbdale says:

    Hey, Valcom, I have produced a page of Models and Solutions for this exercise under the Models menu at the top of the blog.


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