Essentials of Business Communication Study Set 5
Quiz 16 :
Final Corrected Sentence: Between you and me, whom do you think would make the best manager Reason: The word 'Just' has been omitted because it is already implicit in the statement that the comparison is 'only between two people'. One never uses 'I', while comparing in conjugation with 'you'. Hence, the word has been adequately replaced by 'me'.
Final Corrected Sentence: Stacy or I is responsible for correcting all the errors in the news dispatches. Reason: The word 'Either' has been omitted because it is already implicit in the statement that the comparison is 'only between two people'. Usage of article is necessary before mentioning specific nouns. The plural form of dispatch is 'dispatches'.
Final Corrected Sentence: Several attorneys requested their cases to be postponed. Reason: The word 'asked' has been replaced with 'requested'; it is understood by reading the statement that it is in the form of requisition.