Parallel Construction Grammar Video Lesson

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Parallel Construction Definition

Parallel construction involves balancing phrases or clauses within a sentence such that they maintain similar structure.

Examples of Parallel Construction

Some examples of parallel construction would be the following:

  • Jacob’s presentation was cohesive, captivating, and funny.
  • Thomas likes surfing, skiing, skateboarding, and snowboarding.
  • Every night, Mara gets home, eats dinner, and runs around the neighborhood.
  • The judges tasted each dish, took careful notes, and selected a winner.

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