Section V page. 65: Rewriting wordy sentences
(Rewrite the following sentences, eliminating as many words as possible and correcting any other errors.)
The mayor said everyone had to cooperate together or someone would file a lawsuit against the city.
New: The mayor told everyone to cooperate or someone would file a lawsuit against the city.
It would appear that the new school mascot, which got a stamp of approval from alumni, will make an appearance at Saturday’s game.
As a matter of fact, some of the tickets were free of charge to the contest winners while other tickets cost the sum of 450 for handling fees.
New: As a matter of fact, some tickets were free for the contest winners while others cost 450 for handling fees.
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