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Mr. Fox is the president of his own company. c. At night, I listened to jazz on the radio. d. No mistakes. 247. a. The muffins cost more than the bread does. b. Roberta and I were in the same watercolor class. c. The temperature was colder today than it was yesterday. d. No mistakes. 248. a. Indira sometimes wears her beautiful sari. b. Lyle went shopping, and that he forgot his wallet. c. His shoes are just like mine. d. No mistakes. ) Choose the sentence that best combines the underlined sentences into one.

D. No mistakes. Page 32 170. a. The Adirondacks are mountains in New York. b. President Carter gave the Panama Canal back to Panama. c. That river is terribly polluted. d. No mistakes. 171. a. The children's books are over there. b. She missed the bus and arrives late. c. There is hardly enough food for a mouse. d. No mistakes. 172. a. It's not my fault that you and him got caught. b. " Dr. Evans asked. c. What's the weather report? d. No mistakes. 173. a. Couldn't you arrive fashionably late? b.

True narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours. True narcolepsy is extremely dangerous. a. While true narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours and is extremely dangerous. b. The sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours, which is true narcolepsy but extremely dangerous. c. True narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours, yet narcolepsy is extremely dangerous. d. True narcolepsy is the sudden and irresistible onset of sleep during waking hours, and it is extremely dangerous.

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