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Q.4) Parallelism in headings
Parallelism is use to create balance in writing something. This balance helps readers understand what they are reading because they know what to expect and can clearly see the connections between ideas.
A sentence is parallel when the items listed in a series share the same grammatical structure
Parallelism can be used effectively in parts of sentences, items in a résumé, bulleted lists and headings in a report.
How do I make headings parallel?
Headings are used to give a title or subtitle to a section of a document. They provide structure for a document and help readers find information more easily.
Related headings should have a similar structure. If we do not follow the same,it can create a confusing
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For example, "Debby had taught for five years before she became the principal." This sentence implies that the teaching occurred before she became the principal, which happened at some point before today. |

Active Voice | Passive Voice | The voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb."The sentence 'John picked up the bag' is in the active voice because the subject, John, is also the thing or person doing the action of 'picking up.' | The voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb. |

active voice
In traditional grammar, the verb form (or voice) in which the subject of the sentence performs or causes the action expressed by the verb. Contrast with passive voice.
Examples and Observations: * Use the Active Voice . . . Most of the Time
"When a verb is in the active voice, the subject of the sentence is also the doer of the action.
"The sentence 'John picked up the bag' is in the active voice because the subject, John, is also the thing or person doing the action of 'picking up.'

"The sentence 'The bag was picked up by John' is in the passive voice because the subject of the sentence, bag, is the passive receiver of the action. . . .

"Try to use the active voice. But realize that there are times

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