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Modifier from Veritas Prep

by TheGraduate » Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:14 pm

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The following is from Veritas Prep Sentence Correction, Third Edition, page 106
Incorrect: It rained yesterday, which forced me to cancel the event.
Correct: It rained yesterday, and as a result I was forced to cancel the event.

My question however is that will the following be correct?
It rained yesterday forcing me to cancel the event.

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Re: Modifier from Veritas Prep

by GMATGuruNY » Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:23 am

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TheGraduate wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:14 pm
The following is from Veritas Prep Sentence Correction, Third Edition, page 106
Incorrect: It rained yesterday, which forced me to cancel the event.
Correct: It rained yesterday, and as a result I was forced to cancel the event.

My question however is that will the following be correct?
It rained yesterday forcing me to cancel the event.
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While I applaud your search for greater understanding, I prefer not to comment on sentences written by BTG members.
Since this forum is not about grammar in general but about SCs on the GMAT, I prefer to limit my comments to actual SCs.
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