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Answer : Eliminating Wordiness Exercise 2

1. The cliffs dropped to the reefs seventy-five feet below, which were barely visible through the fog.

2. Their car is gassed up and ready for an all-night drive.

3. Sometimes Stan went running with Blanche, a good athlete on the track team at school.

4. Taylor brought some strange-tasting candy back from Europe that wasn't shaped like American candy.

5. Government leaders like to mention the creation of new jobs, claiming that these jobs indicate a strong economy, but ignoring the fact that low wage jobs without benefits and security have replaced many good jobs.

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