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Eliminating Wordiness

The three exercises in this exercise ask you to revise sentences to make them more concise. Print the exercises and correct the errors. Click the "Go to Answers" link to see the answers for this exercise.

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Eliminating Wordiness Exercise 1

This exercise asks you apply your knowledge of eliminating wordiness by revising the sample sentences. Click the link at the bottom of the page to see the answers.

Eliminating Wordiness Exercise 2

This exercise asks you apply your knowledge of eliminating wordiness by combining sentences. Click the link at the bottom of the page to see the answers.

Eliminating Wordiness Exercise 3

This exercise asks you apply your knowledge of eliminating wordiness by revising the sample passage. Click the link at the bottom of the page to see the answers.

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