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Parallel structures:

Parallel structures By Joel Lerant , Jackie Fullford , and Sydney Starcher

Dictionary Definition ::

Dictionary Definition : Parallelism grammar may also be known as parallel structure or parallel construction. It's a balance of two or more words, phrases and/or clauses.

Common definition ::

Common definition : A piece of writing containing repeating themes or phrases that show a repetitive sentence structure.

Correct example::

Correct example: In Florida, where the threat of hurricanes is an annual event, we learned that it is important (1) to become aware of the warning signs ,( 2) to know what precautions to take , and (3) to decide when to seek shelter. In Florida, where the threat of hurricanes is an annual event, we learned that it is important (1) to become aware of the warning signs, (2) to know what precautions to take, and (3) to decide when to seek shelter.

Not a parallel sentence::

Not a parallel sentence: In Florida, where the threat of hurricanes is an annual event, we learned that it is important (1) to become aware of the warning signs. (2) There are precautions to take, and (3) deciding when to take shelter is important.

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