This week, we’re going to look at a mistake that a lot of native speakers make – that of unclear antecedents.
Have a look at the sentences below and see if you can identify the problem. Once identified, redraft the sentence to remove the problem.
• It is evident that criminals exploit the online system to make fraudulent applications for universal credit and claim advance loans. It is difficult for the police to identify.
• The fraudsters remain inventive in their acts and the police seem to be playing catch-up and slowly are becoming more effective. What they will do next remains open to question.
Here’s a video of me going through today’s task:
END OF WEEK UPDATE:
It’s the end of the week, so to find out my comments on the sentences for this week, please watch the video below.