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Determine whether the underlined portion of the sentence below is correct or whether it needs to be revised.
Lockers in schools are often dilapidated, making student’s valuables susceptible to theft.

A making students’ valuables susceptible to theft.

This sentence is wrong because of a possession error. Not just one student possesses lockers and many valuables. The sentence refers to “lockers in schools,” and your typical student doesn’t just have a ton of lockers to choose from! Because multiple entities (i.e. people) possess the valuables referred to, the clause needs to become “making students’ valuables susceptible to theft.”. Only choice making students’ valuables susceptible to theft corrects the possession error and makes a fitting descriptive clause.

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