毛病：Most buildings in the ghost town are recreations of the original structures.
正确：Most buildings in the ghost town are re-creations of the original structures.
毛病：She took an antiinflammatory drug for her sports injury.
正确：She took an anti-inflammatory drug for her sports injury.
毛病：The salesman spoke loudly, swayed back and forth, and tapped the table nervously, which made his customers extremely nervous.
正确：The salesman spoke loudly, swayed back and forth, and tapped the table nervously, mannerisms which made his customers extremely nervous.
正确：Your instructions are as follows: read the passage carefully, answer the questions on the last page, and turn over your answer sheet.
Susan’s old car has been belching blue smoke from the tailpipe for two weeks, but it has not broken down yet.
Whooping cranes are an endangered species; they are unlikely to survive if we continue to pollute.
毛病：His pro African sentiments were heartily applauded.
正确：His pro-African sentiments were heartily applauded.
6. 假如复合构词法组成的词语轻易与其他词语混杂，而且凡是情况下有as follows、the following、namely或like等提醒短语。假如修饰语和被修饰成份离隔太远，比力特此外是中性词one，即使没有上述表示这层关系的短语，两部分应由连字标记离隔。冒号之前通常为自力从句，则操纵连字标记离隔。
2)标注分号：Current insurance practices are unfair; they discriminate against the people who need insurance most.操纵分号把具有自力意义的句式分开，冒号的感化仅在于表白厥后是对前面所述内容的具体说明、界说、诠释或曩昔发闹工作的概述。例如：
毛病：Current insurance practices are discriminatory, furthermore they make insurance too expensive for the poor.
正确：Current insurance practices are discriminatory. Furthermore, they make insurance too expensive for the poor.
正确：The no-holds-barred argument continued into the night.
The staff meeting has been postponed until next Thursday; therefore, I will be unable to get approval for my project until then.
毛病：The teacher told the student he was lazy.
正确：The student was lazy, and the teacher told him so.
正确：In this incredible canvas, the artist used only monochromatic elements.
毛病：His superiors have been following his progress. Some are more impressed than others. None are overwhelmed.
毛病：It is difficult to distinguish between the scent of roses and that of tulips.
正确：T o distinguish between the scent of roses and that of tulips is difficult.
My recipe for buttermilk biscuits contains flour, soda and buttermilk.
Gordon, who is a writer by profession, bakes an excellent cheesecake.
After the banquet, Harold and Martha went dancing.
毛病：Cheung and Martha SAT talking about the movie in the office.
正确：Cheung and Martha SAT in the office talking about the movie.
毛病：The president elect was invited to chair the meeting.
正确：The president-elect was invited to chair the meeting.
毛病：I want: a slice of pizza and a small green salad.
正确：This is what I want: A slice of pizza and a small green salad.
毛病：She plays a wicked game of tennis.
正确：She excels in tennis.
毛病：John has been doing a science for years.
正确：John has been a scientist for years.
毛病：The blackened salmon’s been one of the restaurant’s most popular entrees.
正确：The blackened salmon has been one of the restaurant’s most popular entrees.
Current insurance practices are unfair they discriminate against the people who need insurance most.
1)标注句号：Current insurance practices are unfair. They discriminate against the people who need insurance most.
正确：We were aghast: The “charming country inn” that had been advertised in such glowing terms proved to be a leaking cabin full of mosquitoes.
毛病：A two thirds vote was necessary to carry the measure.
正确：A two-thirds vote was necessary to carry the measure.
正确：To get a high score—and who doesn’t want to get a high score—you need to devote yourself to prolonged and concentrated study.
正确：Most people would agree that indigent patients should receive wonderful health care. But every treatment has its price.
After if than whenever although in order that though where as provided that unless whether because since until while before so that
毛病：Global warming. This is what the scientists and journalists are worried about.
正确：Global warming is the cause of concern for scientists and journalists.
3)操纵连词：Current insurance practices are unfair in that they discriminate against the people who need insurance most.这也是最有用的批改方式，必须明白其先行词是单数还是复数