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Sentence Correction: Redundancy - Double Conjunctions or Phrases

Although dogs feel comfortable in the presence of humans; nevertheless, like other social animals, they enjoy interacting with members of the same species.

This answer choice is stylistically flawed. Both Although and nevertheless describe a negation relationship between the two parts of the sentence, and we only need one negation conjunction to express that relationship, so using both is redundant. The use of a Double conjunction is one of the specific redundancies that should always be corrected.

What helps us identify this Redundancy is the following Stop Sign:

Though/Although/Even though/Despite/In spite of... later followed by  but/yet/however/still/nevertheless

Right on!

This answer choice corrects the original Redundancy by using only one conjunction (nevertheless) to represent the relationship between the two parts of the sentence. It also correctly refrains from using a conjugated verb in the like section of a comparative (like other social animals).

Although this answer choice corrects the original Redundancy error by not using two negation conjunctions to describe a relationship between the two parts of the sentence, it is grammatically incorrect. The like section of a comparative should not include a conjugated verb. In this answer choice, however, the like section includes a conjugated verb (like other social animals do).

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

Like, unlike, than, as

Although this answer choice corrects the original Redundancy error by not using two negation conjunctions to describe a relationship between the two parts of the sentence, it is grammatically incorrect. The like section of a comparative should not include a conjugated verb. In this answer choice, however, the like section includes a conjugated verb (like other social animals do).

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

Like, unlike, than, as

Although this answer choice corrects the original Redundancy error by not using two negation conjunctions to describe a relationship between the two parts of the sentence, it is grammatically incorrect. The like section of a comparative should not include a conjugated verb. In this answer choice, however, the like section includes a conjugated verb (like other social animals do).

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

Like, unlike, than, as

Although dogs feel comfortable in the presence of humans; nevertheless, like other social animals, they enjoy interacting with members of the same species
Although dogs feel comfortable in the presence of humans, like other social animals do, they enjoy interacting with members of the same species
Dogs feel comfortable in the presence of humans; nevertheless they enjoy interacting with members of the same species, like other social animals do
Dogs feel comfortable in the presence of humans, although like other social animals do, they enjoy interacting with members of the same species
Dogs feel comfortable in the presence of humans; nevertheless they enjoy interacting with members of the same species, like other social animals