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Series or Comparisons 

Series or Comparisons

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Grammar
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Stacy Christiansen

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date: 27 May 2016

Parallel construction may also present a series or make comparisons. In these usages, the elements of the series or of the comparison should be parallel structures, eg, nouns with nouns, prepositional phrases with prepositional phrases. Note: Avoid the use of nor when the first negative is expressed by not or no.Fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia who were stillborn would not have been included in this study or [not nor] in many previously published studies.   But: Fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia who were stillborn would not have been included in this study, nor would they have been included in other

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