PSAT 2.1 Writing Diagnostic

PSAT 2.1 Writing Diagnostic. How would you change the underlined portion of the passage, if at all?

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that was kind of interesting How will you change the

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bolo Underline portion of a passage if it all And

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here the potential answers All right here we go Well

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they say home is where the heart is if you

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ask us Home is just where we're allowed to hang

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out as long as we're current on our mortgage payments

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Maybe that's just our cynical side talking here we've got

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the phrase his home and it's up to us to

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decide if it's hunky dorry to leave it that way

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Or if we should replace it with any of these

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fine specimens Let's check out full sentence While man's concern

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was initially limited to the immediate vicinity of his home

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it later expanded to the distance of markets or exchange

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places Well our subject is man not like hey there's

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a man crossing the street But hey man sure has

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come a long way in the last few million years

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So the mankind kind the question we have to ask

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ourselves is are we dealing with a singular or a

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plural word here Well you'd think it's plural it is

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after all referring toe all of humanity but man in

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this sense is actually singular Lumping together all the peeps

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on the planet as one joint entity Okay well if

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man is singular than the related pronoun also needs to

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be singular meaning it should be his not there or

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there's which knocks out both See andy from the running

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The only answer choice The worse is b which is

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going to be his homes But unless mankind has been

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summering on another planet for the last several millennia not

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told us about it but only has one home namely

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earth Oh yeah this sends his finances option A uh 00:01:58.348 --> [endTime] there's No place like home