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Sentence Correction: Preposition Questions - Split Constructions

Is the following sentence TRUE or FALSE?

A Split Construction MUST include a preposition.

You're right. The only components that a Split Construction MUST include are two verbs and an object that they both share. On the GMAT, Split Construction questions focus on split constructions where the first verb requires a preposition. However, this is not a part of the definition of this structure.

A Split Construction consists of a sequence of two verbs that share the same object.

Example: Jane loves and eats pizza.

In the above example, there is no preposition but there's still a Split Construction. On the GMAT, Split Construction questions focus on split constructions where the first verb requires a preposition. However, this is not a part of the definition of this structure.

Therefore, the correct answer is that the above sentence is FALSE.

FALSE. The only components that a Split Construction MUST include are two verbs and an object that they both share.

It is true that in Split Construction GMAT questions there should also be a preposition (or rather, the mistake is that there is no preposition when there should be one), but the question is about the Split Constructions format in general. 

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