RON SC 笔记
If the ACTION is the intended object of the preposition, then this construction is wrong.
E.g evidence of my brother stealing.. ×
evidence of my brother’s stealing √
BE SUSPICIOUS OF THIS CONSTRUCTION IN GMA T ALWAYS
1. Wrong: Earl walked to school, AND later ate his lunch
Right: Earl walked to school AND later ate his lunch
Right: Earl walked to school, AND HE later ate his lunch.
Right: I want to eat fish, drink milk, and go to sleep.
The comma and the “and” are tags!!
2.On the GMAT, if you have to a list of three or more things, there must be a comma before the final “and”:
X, Y, and Z ×
X，Y, and, Z √
Hand signs that natives use and that appear in local rituals √
Hand signs that natives use and appear in local rituals ×（VERB--appear--whose subject is “hand signs”）
Hand signs used by natives and appearing in local rituals √