From a book I finished last week:
"Like getting on a boat, you wait for permission [to come into a room]."
This is a classic faulty comparison because the sentence compares "getting on a boat" with "you." Not really possible. I know we speak like this all the time, but when we write, it's better to be more precise:
"As when you're getting on a boat, you wait for permission."
This sentence compares "you" and "you." Like, totally correct!
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