Question 18: Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the undelined part that needs correction in each of the following questions: After teaching English in Vietnam for ten years, Nicolas decided to buy a house and spending the rest of his life there.
Knowledge: Parallel Structure
decide + to V: decide what to do
Parallel structure: Two verbs “buy” and “spend” are connected by the linking word “and” => verb “spend” must
has the same grammatical structure as the verb “buy”
Edit: spending => to spend/ spend
After teaching English in Vietnam for ten years, Nicolas decided to buy a house and spend the rest of his life there.