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

Jane declined an offer from a dubious man to buy a car radio for a very cheap price, arguing that it felt too close to stealing. 

Very good!

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, this) 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.

In addition, this answer choice changes the meaning of the original sentence by omitting the word very.

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.

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

Any pronoun in the underlined part or after it.

very cheap price, arguing that it
very cheap price, arguing that this
cheap price, arguing that doing that
very cheap price, arguing that doing it
very cheap price, arguing that doing so