Rules for Finding and Fixing Errors in Parallel Structure – Verbal Ability for CAT

Understand the problem. For a list of actions or items, you must maintain parallel structure. To do this, use equal grammatical units. If the first item is a noun, then the following items must also be nouns; if the first item is a verb, then make the other items verbs as well. Nonparallel structure looks like this: At the garden store, Larissa bought , , and . At the garden store, Larissa bought pink plastic flamingos,¬†ceramic gnomes, and then she impulsively added a concrete mermaid to her cart. Parallel structure,…

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