Sentence Error of the Week

Since newspapers and magazine are happy to supply accidents and or bad grammar, I am happy to share. Find an error online or in a newspaper, send it: kate_at_prepwise_._com

Grammar ErrorThis gem comes from the Wall Street Journal in an article on the Khmer Rouge (July 26, 2010):

After an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians die during the reign of the Khmer Rouge in the effort to turn Cambodia into a nation of agricultural collectives.

So what is wrong with that sentence?

Is it,

A. Misplaced modifier

B. Subject-Verb Agreement

C. Broken Parallelism

D. Pronoun – Antecedent Agreement

E. Other – please explain

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