Praxis Writing : Other Adjective and Adverb Errors

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Example Question #1 : Other Adjective And Adverb Errors

Replace the underlined portion with the answer choice that results in a sentence that is clear, precise, and meets the requirements of standard written English.

We had a terrible time at the football game. It was bitter cold.

Possible Answers:





Correct answer:



Here, the correction simply involves making the adjective "bitter" into the adverb "bitterly." This is necessary because it modifies the verb "was" rather than the noun cold.

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