parenthetical expression

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Noun1.parenthetical expression - an expression in parenthesesparenthetical expression - an expression in parentheses; "his writing was full of parentheticals"
adjunct - a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence
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On page 54, the parenthetical expression suffers from a surplus of verbs: "(which is not always is in Spain)." A phrase on page 87 reads "many Spaniards rejected his pursuit race become one of them." Obviously, "to" is missing between race and become.
Rather than a superfluous and extraneous insertion interrupting an already formed and coherent sentence, this parenthetical expression hollows out any mimetic content attributed to the sentence.
13 Register-Guard, "Report details Taser incident." Reporter Moran writes: "The Chinese student, whom the officer said did not respond to commandsa..." The subject of "did not respond" is a relative pronoun which, being the subject, needs to be in the nominative case, "who"; "the officer said" is a parenthetical expression. A simple transformation perhaps makes it easier to understand: "He felt threatened by the Chinese student.
The second parenthetical expression is the same in each of equations 8, while the first parenthetical expression differs between the two.
Apart from the author's excessive use of the parenthetical expression, the book is skillfully written.
(51) This reduction is apparently authorized by the parenthetical expression in section 6111(b)(1)(A)(ii), which defines "threshold amount" as "such other amount as may be prescribed by the Secretary."
From this it is clear that the first order condition is met by a choice of x (or z) such that the parenthetical expression of (15) vanishes.
Now put back the parenthetical expression, and you have the correct, complete sentence:
To bring clarity to the auditor independence rules in respect of tax services, TEI recommended that the final rules provide that "tax services should, by virtue of the parenthetical expression in section 201(h), be generally subject to the preapproval process except where the SEC, pursuant to the authority in section 201(g)(9), explicitly holds that the rendering of particular services by the audit firm has too great a potential for impairing auditor independence to be permitted." In addition, TEI said, "the rules should provide that an audit committee--in exercising its authority under the preapproval provision in section 201(h)-should look to the three-factor test plus the principle of materiality."