Why it's wrong

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Why it's wrong

Post by tuyennguyen » Sat May 10, 2014 12:09 am

I don't understand the structure of those, please explain it for me, thank a lot!
1. Sapphires weighing as much as two pounds have on occasion mined. ( I don't identify what the subject and predicate are. weighing is adjective, isn't it?)
2.It is providing less costly and more profitably for drug-makers to market directly to patients.(the answer is " more profitably", I think linking word here is "and" so using an adverb like "profitably" is correct, but in fact it's not)

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Re: Why it's wrong

Post by Alan » Sat May 10, 2014 5:18 am

Neither sentence is correct as written.

Please check your sources and re-post (one sentence at a time!)