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Writing: Parallel structure — Basic example

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images of a newly discovered species of macaque show the monkeys grooming eating and climbing that seems reasonable let's look at the other choices just make sure that we can rule them out images of a newly discovered species of macaque show the monkeys grooming eating and climb no that's not going to be right at all if you did climb grooming it's the you just have to look at the verb form here so here we have the present participle grooming then we have present participle eating and then we have present participle climbing we have the same verb form for each of these grooming eating and climbing and so that feels good if we instead replace climbing with climb we have a different we have a different form of the verb if we want to get technical we're breaking the parallel structure that all of a sudden if this was climb it's not the same verb form as grooming and eating so I definitely want to rule that out and same thing with having climbed show the monkeys grooming eating and having climbed know it's a different for it's a different form show the monkeys grooming eating and climbed once again different form no change is feeling good