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Sentence Correction: Pronoun Questions - It

A sad truth about the human race is that most people lie to both strangers and loved ones on a daily basis even though they believe it is wrong.

Well done!

This answer choice corrects the original Pronoun mistake by referring to the previously mentioned action with to do so, rather than with it

Note that in this answer choice, unlike in the original sentence, it no longer functions as a pronoun but as a subject replacement

Incorrect.

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.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original Pronoun mistake. 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.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original Pronoun mistake. 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.

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In addition, this answer choice creates a Subject Verb Agreement mistake by replacing the plural verb lie with the singular form lies

Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original Pronoun mistake and is more concise than the original sentence - it is grammatically incorrect. The singular verb lies does not agree with the plural subject people.

lie to both strangers and loved ones on a daily basis even though they believe it is wrong
lie to both strangers and loved ones on a daily basis although they believe it is wrong
lie to both strangers and loved ones on a daily basis even though they believe it is wrong to do so
lies to both strangers and loved ones on a daily basis even though they believe it is wrong
lies to both strangers and loved ones on a daily basis although they believe that doing so is wrong