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16 Oct 2011 — Misrelated Clause

How would you improve this sentence?

 

Marching against the excesses of Wall Street, the protests expand across the nation.
Marching against the excesses of Wall Street, the protests expand across the nation.

 

 

 

Click the option(s) that improve the sentence.
 

1.

Marching against the excesses of Wall Street, the protesters increase in numbers across the nation.  

 

 

 

 

2.

Targeted at the excesses of Wall Street, the protests expand across the nation. 

 

 

 

 

3.

Marching against the excesses of Wall Street, the protesters are expanding across the nation.

 

 

 

 

 

targettarget (v.) – aim, focus on, to make something have an effect on a particular limited group or area
excess (adj.) – a quantity that is more than is needed, an extreme amount
expand (v.) – cover a larger area or region
protest (v.) – come together to publicly express disapproval or opposition to something
Wall Street –the financial district in New York with banks and the stock exchange

 

 

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