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Sentence Correction: Pronoun Questions - One

One should have respect and cherish one's natural surroundings.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The verb have respect requires a preposition in order to logically connect to one's natural surroundings. One has respect for something.

Whenever the first verb requires a preposition after it and the second verb does not, the preposition must not be omitted:

Incorrect: John cares and loves Jane.
Correct: John cares for and loves Jane.

What helps us identify this question as a Split Construction question and identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

A split construction: Verb A + and/or + Verb B + object

Although this answer choice corrects the original Split Construction error by inserting the preposition for, it creates another grammatical error. The pronoun his can refer to human male nouns, but there's no such noun in the sentence.

The pronoun one agrees with itself only.

What helps us identify this question as a Pronoun question as well as identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

Every pronoun in the underlined part of the sentence or after it

Although this answer choice corrects the original Split Construction error by inserting the preposition for, it creates another grammatical error. The pronoun their refers to one but does not agree with it as one is singular and their is plural..

The pronoun one agrees with itself only.

What helps us identify this question as a Pronoun question as well as identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

Every pronoun in the underlined part of the sentence or after it

Although this answer choice corrects the original Split Construction error by inserting the preposition for, it is wordy and, therefore, redundant. Look for a more concise answer choice.

Very well done!

This answer choice corrects the original Split Construction error by adding the required preposition for in order to logically connect the verb have respect to the phrase one's natural surroundings.

and cherish one's
for and cherish one's
for and cherish his
for and should also cherish one's
for and cherish their