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Our esteemed professor has in a potentially ephemeral comment above written this fine answer, which I herebelow consign to posterity and the general community pro bono publico: Yes, it’s a base-level rule. These terms (Su, DO, IO) are called Grammatical Relations and form dependency trees with the predicate; this is a representational practice derived ...
The conjunction and introduces a new independent clause, opening with the phrase in doing so and with we as its subject. However the subject we is not the same as the implied subject of the doing, resulting in a classic example of a dangling participle. The OP's sentence is not as egregious as the following similar constructions found in a quick internet ...
'A' implies there are several options to choose from: 'Which [of these] is the best choice for the blank?' 'B' implies the focus of the question is a single term: 'What [single choice, of all the choices you have ever made] is the best choice you have made?'
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