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Sentence Correction: Redundancy - Double Conjunctions or Phrases

Constructive dialogue is one of the fundamentals that are too uncommon in the scientific world and although the representation of data across fields is very similar, it is, however, rare that professionals from different disciplines share thoughts with one another.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is stylistically flawed. Both Although and however 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

Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original stylistic flaw. Both Although and however 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 (although) to represent the relationship between the two parts of the sentence.

Incorrect.

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 relative clause that is too uncommon in the scientific world describes the noun that appears immediately before it, namely, fundamentals. Since fundamentals is plural, the verb that follows it also needs to be plural. However, is is singular.

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

one of the + plural noun + who/which/that

Whenever you see this Stop Sign, make sure that the following verb is plural.

Incorrect.

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 changes the meaning of the original sentence by omitting the word across in the phrase the representation of data fields. It is not data fields that are represented but instead data from a variety of fields.

are too uncommon in the scientific world and although the representation of data across fields is very similar, it is, however, rare that professionals from different disciplines share thoughts with one another
are too uncommon in the scientific world and although the data representation across fields is very similar, it is rare, however, that professionals from different disciplines share thoughts with one another
is too uncommon in the scientific world and although the representation of data across fields is very similar, it is rare that professionals from different disciplines share their thoughts with one another
are too uncommon in the scientific world and although the representation of data across fields is very similar, it is rare that professionals share thoughts with those from different disciplines
are too uncommon in the scientific world and although the representation of data fields is very similar, it is rare that professionals from different disciplines share thoughts with one another