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Sentence Correction: Pronoun Questions - To do so/doing so

John asked Jane to help him move the dining table, but she refused to do it, claiming her back hurt.

This answer choice repeats the original Pronoun mistake. A pronoun (in this case, that) refers to a previously mentioned noun. If we wish to refer to a previously mentioned verb, we need to use the phrase to do so or doing so.

What helps us identify this question as a pronoun question is the following Stop Sign:

Any pronoun in the underlined part or after it.

In addition, this answer choice changes the meaning of the original sentence by replacing the singular noun table with the plural tables.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. A pronoun (in this case, it) refers to a previously mentioned noun. If we wish to refer to a previously mentioned verb, we need to use the phrase to do so or doing so.

What helps us identify this question as a pronoun question is the following Stop Sign:

Any pronoun in the underlined part or after it.

This answer choice repeats the original Pronoun mistake. A pronoun (in this case, that) refers to a previously mentioned noun. If we wish to refer to a previously mentioned verb, we need to use the phrase to do so or doing so.

What helps us identify this question as a pronoun question is the following Stop Sign:

Any pronoun in the underlined part or after it.

While this answer choice corrects the original Pronoun mistake, it changes the meaning of the original sentence by replacing the singular noun table with the plural tables.

Correct!

table, but she refused to do it
table, but she refused to do that
tables, but she refused to do so
tables, but she refused to do it
table, but she refused to do so