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Can someone help me out with this sentence and tellme what need to be corrected..

See example:

Though I tend to wait until the last minute to begin my tasks or assignments I tend to finish them before the deadline.
asked Jan 13 '13 at 03:09 Jessica New member

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The first part of your sentence is an introductory dependent clause. It requires a comma to separate it from the rest of the sentence. I would replace one of the 'tends' with 'usually'.

 

Though I usually wait until the last minute to begin my tasks or assignments, I tend to finish them before the deadline.

link comment answered Jan 13 '13 at 03:40 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow
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It seems a toss-up as to which is the best, and I'd like to hear other opinions.  Which is more frequent, tending to wait or usually waitingTending to finish or usually finishing?  I would probably have to vote for Patty here, but it is definitely an open question.

 

Does a "tendency" pull rank over the adverb of frequency usually? Hmm...

link comment answered Jan 13 '13 at 13:15 Shawn Mooney Expert

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