Excerpt: ...The two officers that they elected are the president and secretary. Right: The two officers that they elected are the president and the secretary. Wrong: His writing is as good or better than yours. Right: His writing is as good as or better than yours. Wrong: The library is where we go to read. Right: The library is the place where we go to read. State the difference between the following typewriter ribbons: 1. A red and blue and black ribbon. 2. A red and a blue and black ribbon. 3. A red and blue and a black ribbon. 4. A red and a blue and a black ribbon. 211 Supply the omitted part in each of the following: 1. I always have and I'm sure I always shall be considerate of others' feelings. 2. They have a stenographer and bookkeeper, who are kept busy all day. 3. I believe he has already or will soon begin the work. 4. The cushions of the rocker are much softer than the armchair. 5. The arrangement of your flat is much more convenient than our house. 6. The number of shelves in your sideboard is just the same as our china closet. 7. I think the articles you ordered will arrive as soon or sooner than you expect. 8. She is as tall or taller than you. 9. When your message arrived, I had already or at least had decided to begin cutting the goods. 10. It may not be better but it is fully as good as the other article. 11. I think you cook fully as well if not better than your sister. 12. His poems hold a place in our hearts second only to the Bible. 13. Your idea is as good if not better than mine. 14. We decided to make the change both for the sake of health and economy. 15. You will find the armchair fully as comfortable, if not more so, than the rocker. 16. The river is where we had the most fun. 17. I know you better than Mary. 18. She went to the park but I didn't care to. 19. We didn't object to the scheme as much as you. 20. A conservatory is where there are all kinds of flowers. Exercise 206
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