Sentence Correction: Preposition and Idiom Questions: Overview

An amendment to section 362 of the Veterans' Benefits Amendments of 1989 authorizes a clothing allowance for certain veterans using prosthetic or orthopedic devices that wear or tear clothing.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. [[snippet]]

That's not it.

This answer choice repeats the original mistake. [[snippet]]

In addition, this answer choice is stylistically flawed. Replacing the single word using with the two-word phrase who use creates wordiness

Not quite.

Although it corrects the original Split Construction mistake, this answer choice is grammatically incorrect. Replacing the preposition for (at the beginning of the answer choice) with to creates a grammatical preposition mistake.

In addition, replacing the single word using with the two-word phrase who use creates wordiness.

Excellent!

[[snippet]]

This answer choice corrects the original mistake by adding the required preposition out after the verb wear.

Not exactly.

This answer choice repeats the original mistake. [[snippet]]

Also, replacing the preposition for (at the beginning of the answer choice) with to creates a grammatical preposition mistake.

for certain veterans using prosthetic or orthopedic devices that wear or tear clothing

for certain veterans who use prosthetic or orthopedic devices that wear or tear clothing

to certain veterans who use prosthetic or orthopedic devices that wear out or tear clothing

for certain veterans using prosthetic or orthopedic devices that wear out or tear clothing

to certain veterans using prosthetic or orthopedic devices that wear or tear clothing

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