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Given a certain set of sentences, we were supposed to outline the specific area of faulty parallelism, specifically where the parallelism breaks down, using brackets, and then write the correct version.

These are the answers I put down. Are they correct, if not, what could I be doing wrong?

  • To play tennis, you need a good racquet, some balls, comfortable shorts, and (you should have) a hat in sunny weather.

Correct version: To play tennis, you need a good racquet, some balls, comfortable shorts, and a hat in sunny weather.

  • It is difficult to hit a good serve in tennis not only for beginners but (when players are) experienced, as well.

Correct version: It is difficult to hit a good serve in tennis not only for beginners but experienced players, as well.

  • Elite tennis players must move very quickly, think strategically, (they should have) incredible endurance, and possess significant upper body strength.

Correct version: Elite tennis players must move very quickly, think strategically, and possess incredible endurance and significant upper body strength.

closed as unclear what you're asking by aparente001, Glorfindel, tchrist Apr 8 '17 at 16:23

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  • I do not understand this question. Maybe it's just me. – aparente001 Apr 3 '17 at 1:38
  • All your answers look correct to me. – Barmar Apr 3 '17 at 20:07
  • This is missing the parallel: "...not only for beginners but experienced players, as well." Better: "...not only for beginners but for experienced players, as well." – Yosef Baskin Apr 4 '17 at 21:46

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