SAT Writing and Language Drill 3.10 Conventions of Usage

What does "it will both" mean? This SAT Writing videos goes over that phrase. We're sure you can't wait to click play.

Conventions of UsagePronoun-antecedent agreement
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the advance research in dry cooling team six development of

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high performance record heat exchangers and cool storage system If

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successful it will significantly reduce water using thermo electric lines

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without sacrificing plan performance Increasing schooling costs a lot thinking

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about the correct answer Alright Well in this sense heat

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exchangers are one category of technology and cool storage systems

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are another because there are two categories a sentence needs

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the plural pronoun they write so that's what it's thinking

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they're refers to both always suggest two things so we

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know we can't use it which is a singular pronoun

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So it goes away Yes change without both the now

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that it is referring to becomes unclear since that pronoun

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could refer to any one thing mentioned in the first

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part of sentence those is a demonstrative pronoun which is

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helpful when expressing how far the speaker is from the

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noun it refers to since those right there and be

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suggests a big distance well doesn't really make sense here

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Those now nes are right there in the same sentence

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So the answer is b there they will Both they

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will both like as in If successful they will both 00:01:23.354 --> [endTime] significantly reduce water usage Blab blab blab